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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The Handmade Dress Swap

I found this Handmade Dress Swap via a dressmaking Facebook group. I wasn’t too sure about whether I wanted to take part or not but at the very last minute I went for it! The concept was simple. You were partnered up with someone depending on your requirements that you put on your application form […]

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Prepping for a music festival!

Today I’m on my way to my favourite music festival in the world- Glastonbury! If you don’t know what it is, it’s a five day music and arts extravaganza out in Somerset, UK. It’s huge, it’s pretty much an entire pop up town in the middle of a farm set up to house and entertain […]

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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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