Making a statement with Le 601 from DP Studio

My latest make uses a pattern from DP Studio, a French indie pattern company which focuses on cutting edge designs for women. They’re so trendy it actually hurts…  I found them a few months ago whilst on a French indie pattern company journey of discovery! (If you want a list of awesome French indie pattern […]

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The Satsuki dress from Victory Patterns

2 posts this weekend? Say whaaaat?  It’s that time of the month for my latest Minerva Crafts make! This time I’ve gone for the Satsuki dress from Victory Patterns. It’s my first time using one of their patterns and I really quite liked it! I wanted to make something I could use as a beach […]

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The Ralph Pink Sahara shirt dress 

This week’s last minute make was for Indie Pattern Month which is currently being hosted over at The Monthly Stitch blog. The theme for the first week of July was dresses! An easy one, right? I decided to make the Ralph Pink Sahara shirt dress which I picked up in a sale earlier this year. I […]

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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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The Driftless Cardigan from Grainline Studio

Cardigans are a part of my wardrobe that I’ve been missing for a while. For some reason I never thought to make one until recently! I have always found it a little tricky finding a style of cardigan that I like – everything always felt a bit too long/ short/ oversized/ tight. I was just […]

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On the Coco bandwagon…

I picked up a fab toile de jouy printed jersey in Paris and I had originally planned to make a Moneta out of it. But I changed my mind. I felt like it would be too much going on and the gathers would take away from the print.  So I opted for the Tilly and […]

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Classic shorts for summer 

I really wanted some great high waisted black shorts for this summer. Something classic that could be worn for many years to come (provided I don’t change size!).  I found this pattern from Butterick – the B6354 which seemed to fit my brief! It’s from the Patterns by Gertie range and as well as the […]

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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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