A Q&A with Trend Patterns

I don’t just love sewing and making clothes. I love fashion, the design, the styling and all that goes with it. I am one of those people glued to the screens when the biannnual fashion weeks are on, watching for what’s next on my list to make! So when I came across Trend Patterns at […]

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Mini project 5: Cactus pin cushions – DIY tutorial

I am ridiculously un-greenfingered. I manage to kill off all my houseplants with alarming regularity and even killed off my tiny succulents which aren’t supposed to need much looking after! So I’m going faux green instead. Fake plants all the way! And I’m starting with some felt cactus pin cushions! (I used the pots from […]

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Sewing for Spring – trends and ideas

<a href=”https://www.bloglovin.com/blog/18407761/?claim=tyww7hf9n67″>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> No new make to share today, I’m afraid – I’m off skiing (falling over) for the week! But in preparation for the coming spring / summer, I’ve made a list of trends, ideas and clothes to inspire my new makes for when I’m back! 1. Embroidery is going to […]

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A couple of dogtooth men’s ties

Follow my blog with Bloglovin For my March Minerva Craft project I chose to do something completely different to what I normally make – ties! I made 2 different types of ties – a regular one and a bow tie – from a lovely monochrome dogtooth cotton sateen. Check out the post here to see […]

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A Paisley Jumpsuit!

Obviously what every girl is missing from their wardrobe is a paisley jumpsuit… 😂 Probably not the case for most people but it kinda worked for me! I finally got round to using my Dominique jumpsuit pattern from République du Chiffon. I must’ve bought it well over 6 months ago! I loved the design but […]

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A faux wrap Nettie bodysuit hack

I recently bought a faux wrap grey knit bodysuit from Zara in the sales. Aaaand then I returned in the next day. Why? Because a) the fit wasn’t amazing and b) I could definitely make that myself.  I already had the Nettie bodysuit pattern from Closet Case (you can see my first one here) and […]

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A Moneta Party Dress!

I caved. I had absolutely no intention of making this dress. Then I had all the #monetaparty tags flooding my Instagram and I couldn’t resist it any longer! I got the PDF pattern on a late night whim. You really shouldn’t mix late nights with Instagram and your credit card by the way. It definitely […]

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