The Saraste Shirtdress from Breaking the Pattern

My first Minerva Craft’s Blogger Network for the year went up today! For this post, I decided a lovely new dress would be the perfect way to start off my sewing journey for 2019! I chose 2 metres of the beautiful Atelier Brunette viscose crepe in the Storm colourway. It’s a light petrol blue shade […]

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New Year giveaway!

I’ve got something very special in store for you guys today! It’s a fabric giveaway! (What better way to start off the new year than with some free fabric, eh?) So towards the end of last year I did a little bit of blogging for fabric.com and made these… One fabric three ways! I used […]

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2018 – what a year!

It’s time again for that yearly roundup as I look back at a year of sewing, blogging and lots of fun things! Highlights… • My proudest make would have to be the bridesmaid outfits I made for my friends wedding in April! I used my Martine hack (mashing together the Marigold and Bettine patterns from […]

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Monthly roundup #10

It’s almost Christmaaaaaaas!!! And I’ve been off sick this past week. (This post was supposed to go out on Wednesday but I just couldn’t make it!). I’m kind of on the mend (and kind of can’t afford to take anymore time off work) so I’ll be back to normal come Monday! But whilst everyone is […]

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On hacking knitting patterns…

I keep trying to knit jumpers and I’ve been disappointed with every one I’ve made so far! My latest one is a hacked version of the Freedom sweater which is a Wool and the Gang pattern (see my original one here) that I altered quite a bit. I used their chunky Heal the Wool yarn […]

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The Lander pants from True Bias

For this month’s Minerva Crafts make, I’ve made the Lander pants! I’ve always loved the True Bias Lander pants on other people but I never thought they’d look good on me. I think I just didn’t relate body shape wise to the people and the versions I was seeing on social media. In particular, I […]

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Utu pinafore hack AKA the most sparkly dress ever!

Who’s ready to party this festive season away? I am! 🕺🏻 I’ve made the MOST sparkly dress ever in time for The New Craft House Winter Party this weekend. Unsurprisingly, the theme for the party is “All that glitters”… My inspiration for this dress came from a quick wander around Zara – now that’s a […]

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A DIY leopard wrap frill skirt

Did you know that leopard is considered a neutral? It totally goes with everything apparently (and there was even a talk at the Fashion & Textile Museum on it)! I thought I’d try my hand at making the most neutral skirt I could – a frilly maxi length wrap skirt! (That was sarcasm by the […]

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