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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Mini project 3: an embroidered sleepmask

So cute right? I made this mask out of scraps lying around my sewing room. The mint green polka dot was originally used as lining for one of my sisters Rosa jackets. I’ve put a layer of fleece in the middle as padding – it is unfortunately pink and you can see the colour shining […]

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You are cordially invited to Project #sewmystyle

So big news… I am taking part in a year long sew-along starting in January 2017 and you’re officially invited to join in too! Alex from Bluebird Fabrics is starting her own arm of the Slow Fashion movement aimed at raising awareness about the pitfalls of fast fashion and to get more people on the […]

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My top picks for an Xmas party dress!

It’s that time of the year again! I can’t believe it’s five weeks until Christmas! And with that come the requisite Christmas parties that we’ll be attending. Whether it’s work, family or with friends, there’s always an occasion to dress up for! I’ve compiled a shortlist of my favourite patterns (and ideas for fabrics and […]

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Ideas for an Autumn/Winter 16/17 wardrobe!

Just before I get into this post, I’ve got 2 things to announce! 1. The winner of the fabric giveaway was Sewing For Cat People. Hope you enjoy your prize! 2. Apparently I won Best Blogger in the Simplicity Sewing Challenge this year! Crazy stuff! I just want to say thank you to all of […]

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The Seamstress Tag

I’ve been seeing a bunch of these around since it was initially posted by Hollie Sews in September. I loved reading/ watching everyone’s responses and getting to know all my fellow bloggers better! (If you don’t know what a tag is, it’s a brief list of questions that you answer and then you’re supposed to […]

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The Handmade Fair 2016

Did you go to the fair this year? I made a brief stop there for the first time this year when it was on a couple of weeks ago! If you don’t know the Handmade Fair is, it’s an annual craft fair hosted by Kirstie Allsop featuring a ton of craft store (both finished products […]

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