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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Winter Coat plans!

Every year I plan to make a coat and I usually put it off and off until it’s summer again and by then I don’t want to be sewing winter wear! I’ve managed to make one so far (see it here) but that does unfortunately mean that I’ve still got piles of unmade coat patterns […]

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The Refashioners 2017 – Suits You!

I was really chuffed when Portia Lawrie from the Makery blog asked me to be in the blogger line up for this years Refashioners series. I had avidly followed last years #jeanius themed blog tour and community challenge on Instagram and loved how creative and innovative everyone was! That being said, when I learned what […]

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Learning Shibori with Rob at Fabrications

[warning: sponsored content!] A few weeks ago I was approached by Obby, a new site for people looking for creative courses and workshops, with an offer to try out their site and a workshop! I love learning new things so I jumped at the opportunity! I spent a while trawling through the options on the […]

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The Sewing Weekender 2017

Well, last weekend was the much anticipated Sewing Weekender hosted by The Fold Line ladies, Rachel and Kate, and Charlotte from English Girl at Home. I very lucky to get a ticket as they sold out crazy fast! For anyone who has no idea what the Sewing Weekender is, it’s a sewing holiday! 50 of […]

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Replicating the Runway S/S 17

I know not all of us who sew are necessarily into “fashion” as such. I think sewing can be great for self expression and all that and more importantly about making clothes that fit well! And that’s definitely a good thing.  Buuuuuut I am someone who still loves flipping through fashion magazines and watching the […]

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My Top 5: Indie pattern companies

So today I’m on my way to the Sewing Weekender hosted by The Fold Line ladies and Charlotte from English Girl at Home. Which means there’s no new make for you guys today because I’ve been frantically prepping and packing for this little weekend away! (I’m so excited!!!) Instead what I’ve got is a round […]

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My 2017 #makenine so far!

So I’m in a little bit of a sewing lull at the moment so I thought I’d take a bit of time to see where I am in one of my self imposed challenges this year! The Make Nine challenge started on Instagram by Rochelle of the Lucky Lucille blog and is designed to set […]

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