Tag Archives: Colette Sorbetto

Franken-Indie: My Keilabetto

I wasn’t sure whether this would be submissible for Franken-Indie, technically, I am not actually combining two sewing patterns, more a freebie crochet pattern with sewing instructions, and a freebie sewing pattern. But after consultation with those in charge, it is, and so I made sure to take it out of the work-in-progress-but-being-ignored pile and […]

An inverted pleat sorbetto to make Patrick and May proud!

So, the other week I made an inverted pleat sorbetto. It was lovely. I even made my own binding and sewed it to the inside to finish the edges off all nicely….. but then realised….. perhaps I should have continued the pattern across the pleat….. Oooops. I maintain that the pattern doesn’t necessarily repeat, because […]

Inverted pleat sorbetto

On Sunday I was reminded of the fact that I now live in California. The sun was shining, it was unseasonable mild (even for California), and I realised that I was definitely going to need some summer appropriate clothing this year! I made a batch of Tiny Pocket Tanks a few weeks ago, but this […]

Sorbetto Variation: Crossover Back

Man it has been toasty warm of late here in good old Blighty! It’s almost like it’s what is that time of year called again? Oh yes… Summer. Which has of course been somewhat unpredictable, rainy, and generally not all that summery for the last few years. Ick. Now it has returned, or at least […]

A pretty little Sorbetto

While the weather has turned overcast, the temperature is still kinda warm. Time to get out your summer wardrobe! Or to add cute sleeveless tops to it….. Enter the Sorbetto pattern. It’s really easy to make, and doesn’t take all that much fabric. Two pieces, couple of darts…. sew front to back, edge in binding…… […]

Peacock Print Dress (and getting to use my new toys)

Having now got both a shiny new overlocker, and a shiny new crafting table….. time to test them out! A friend of mine is getting married on Friday, so I decided to try to make myself something to wear. One of my favourite patterns for a top is Simplicity 3835, I must have made at […]