Bridesmaid jumpsuits!

Following on from the kimono/ pyjama bridal gift post, I’ve finally gotten round to posting the jumpsuits I made for our bridesmaids outfits! So before we get into the whole “Jumpsuits? For a wedding? That’s totally not going to work!” thing, I’ll just start by saying that this was for a low-key civil service for […]

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Replicating the Runway A/W 17

So this post is about 6 months late… Needless to say it’s taken me a wee bit longer than expected to find the motivation and inspiration for this! I started the Replicating the Runway series last year where I made my own version of a rather fab Christian Dior t-shirt and sheer tulle skirt combo. […]

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Trend Patterns // The Knot Front Dress

The Knot Front Dress has definitely been one of my favourites of the Trend Patterns recent pattern releases. The simple style with the quirky open back totally floats my boat! I picked this PDF pattern up in the sales last year and finally got round to printing it off and putting it together. (I also […]

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The Helsinki blouse from Orageuse

I’m really on a French pattern company run at the moment! DP studio, I AM Patterns and now Orageuse! My post today is on their Helsinki blouse. This is a new-to-me company and I loved their designs and styling. Everything they make just looks so elegant! So of course I was eager to try them […]

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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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My Christmas dress!

This dress wasn’t intended to be a Christmas dress. Not even a little bit. But there’s something about it that just shouts wintery cheer to me! This make is a hack/ redesign of the Colette patterns Moneta dress. I’ve made the Moneta a couple of times already and it’s definitely been added to my TNT […]

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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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The Harriet Lumberjacker by Named

I’ve given myself a few BIG projects to do this month (this was one of them) so blogging has taken a little bit of a backseat. I’m planning to post just once a week for a while whilst I get sorted out. Hopefully that’ll mean better (but just less frequent) content! For November’s Minerva Crafts […]

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