On making a cohesive wardrobe (or not) – Part 2

I started thinking about building  a cohesive wardrobe a couple of weeks ago after finding a lot of the items I was sewing just didn’t seem to fit in with anything else in my wardrobe! So I set myself the challenge of defining my basic wardrobe style and setting a plan for a basic capsule […]

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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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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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Ready for month 2 of Project #sewmystyle?

I am! This month we are sewing the Saunio cardigan from Named Clothing. Not gonna lie, this is another pattern that isn’t really my cup of tea. (I think it doesn’t help that the girl wearing it in the sample photos doesn’t look very happy to be doing so…).  But saying that, I have real […]

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Measuring up for Project #sewmystyle

Happy New Year everyone!  I hope you all like the changes to the site so far. Please bear with me (and let me know) if there is anything amiss. It’s still in teething stages! I’m kicking off 2017 with a quick post on the first #sewmystyle project – the Toaster Sweater #2 from Sew House […]

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Highs and Lows of 2016 and New Year Resolutions

Wow this year went past in a blur! I started this blog just 9 months ago with the aim to share my makes, experiences and become involved in the online sewing community. I’m 41 blogged garments in and with every post, I’m always amazed at the response from all you wonderful people out there! (Yes […]

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Mini project 4: Felted pillows

Merry Christmas everyone! Hope everyone is feeling festive! Here’s my most recent mini project/ Xmas gift idea: felted cushion covers! Now I’m not felting an entire pillow – I’m not that crazy and frankly, that’s really not that “mini” of a project. I’m talking about decorating a ready made one! I saw a tutorial a […]

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