It’s all about the sleeve – a Linden sweater hack

Sleeves are just getting bigger and bigger at the moment – both in trend and size! Ruffles, bell sleeves, pleats, gathers, anything to embellish a sleeves is all the rage right now.  I do love a good sleeve! (Anything to cover up the ol’ bingo wings works for me! 😂). With the #sleevefest competition going […]

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A Linden sweater dress hack AKA Secret Pyjamas

I love a sweater dress. They’re just so darn comfy!  When I picked up some grey sweatshirt fleece whilst in Paris, I knew I’d have to have some amazing loungewear out of it. It’s got a brushed back and is so super soft! After much umm-ing and ah-ing (I was also considering making a cardigan […]

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A Linden sweater at last!

My make for this month’s Minerva Crafts Blogger Network is this! The Linden sweater from Grainline Studio! It’s taken me a while to get around to this pattern. I think everyone else has already made one! But I finally came to the realisation that I really do need a good raglan sleeve sweater in my […]

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The Grainline Studio Archer shirt

My latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network make is the Archer shirt from Grainline Studio. I love Grainline’s aesthetic – modern classics for everyday casualwear. I’m sure most people have at least one Grainline patterns in their stash! I’ve made a couple of things from them before – the Linden sweatshirt and the Driftless cardigan – […]

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A Gemma sweater dress hack – Named Clothing

I’m a little late with this post but it’s a great one to be starting off the new year with! This is for the last #SewMyStyle project of 2017 where we could pick any pattern from the latest Earth Science collection from Named Clothing to be our last piece! I love Named Patterns so I […]

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Reflecting back on 2017 – what a year!

2017 has just passed by in a blur! I felt like I was constantly wondering where all the time had gone. Days and months seemed to just disappear! Where did it all go??! I thought I’d do a little round up of my year today. I wanted to step back and appreciate what I’ve actually […]

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Christmas present reveal!

This year I decided to make most of my sewing skills and tried to make my Christmas presents! Of course I left it way too late and spent the last couple of weeks frantically sewing to make up for it! I definitely fell short of my plans so I had to do a little bit […]

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A stripey Kyoto sweater!

I am ALL about the sweaters right now since it is absolutely freezing here in London! I’ve had my eye on the Kyoto sweater for a little while as a potential staple knit pattern that could be an alternative style to my beloved Linden sweaters. Plus I was keen to try out something from the […]

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