The Phaedra Drape

I’ve only recently come across Ralph Pink, a British pattern designer, via an installment on The Monthly Stitch and OMG I love his stuff. It’s got a really cool, luxurious feel to it and I can only hope to make clothes that look that good! I bought this pattern, the Phaedra Drape dress, pretty much straight […]

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Summer shorts! 

I have the perfect fabric and the perfect pattern and perfect weather. For a whole 2 days that is… Typical! I was determined to make them anyway even though they’re destined to be holiday-only shorts. It’s just not warm enough most of the time to wear them here! The fabric I found was a 75p […]

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The Lena shirt dress

(Aargh!) *pulls hair out* <screams into pillow> That was me when I was making this Lena dress… It’s a pattern I got from Wear Lemonade a while back but never made. At the time the PDF patterns were €2.99 each so I just couldn’t resist! So why the frustration? It’s my fault more than anything. […]

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Vogue 8946 – a gift!

It’s lovely to be able to use your sewing skills to make beautiful one of a kind gifts for your loved ones. If they turn out well at any rate… Here’s one I’ve made recently. It’s the Vogue 8946 which I made for my mum for her birthday! I opted for the long sleeve version […]

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Peony – not just my favourite flower…

But also a dress pattern from Colette!   Cute, right? I like the simplicity of the design plus it comes with in seam pockets. It’s the first pattern I’m making which has them included and not just added in by myself! I figured it’ll be an easy pattern to go back to time and time again […]

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Bomber jackets in triplicate

The joys of having sisters include having to make things for three people instead of one… Perhaps a little annoying but I did actually offer with these jackets so no one to blame but myself! That being said I’m now officially an expert at putting the Wear Lemonade Rosa bomber jacket together and can do […]

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An Agnes top for work

I’m not someone who gets to wear nice dress or even a suit to work! I literally rock up in jeans and a t-shirt because I wear scrubs over the top of whatever I wear. Having a good stock of long and short sleeve tees is so important because these need to be washed ridiculously […]

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A button front denim pencil skirt

I really wanted to get one of those 70s styled A-line denim mini or midi skirts that’s been in all the stores for the past year but I was totally insistent that I’ld make my own! Well I finally got round to buying the fabric for it and what did I do? Make a totally […]

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