A Fashion Formula collaboration!

Have you heard of Fashion Formula? I hadn’t until they got in touch with me a couple months ago looking to collab on a project. They’re basically UK’s answer to Spoonflower, albeit at an early stage! Fashion Formula is based in north London and prints custom fabric, wallpaper and a few home items like cushions […]

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Me-Made-May Pledge ’17

It’s that time of year again already! Started by Zoe over at the So Zo, What Do You Know blog, Me-Made-May is all about giving yourself a challenge to incorporate your handmade items into your day to day wardrobe. For lots of people that’s wearing at least one me-made item every day of the month […]

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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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