Cat pockets + Cleo

Does anyone remember this Disney short Figaro and Cleo? I loved it as a child (and an adult). “I just can’t eat that itty, bitty fish 🐟…” It has absolutely no bearing on today’s post, I just thought it was sort of apt since I’m adding cat pockets to my Cleo pinafore today! And I […]

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Mini project 1 : An upcycled denim cardholder

I hate bulky purses. I’ve owned many and always abandoned them pretty quickly afterwards. I like to have things I can throw in a pocket and not worry about it fitting!  I was planning to buy a nice leather cardholder instead but everything is unreasonably expensive so I thought why not make one! I found […]

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Make yourself an infinity wrap dress!

These dresses have been around for a while now and I’ve seen these on sale recently in the shops, usually in the bridesmaid/ eveningwear sections. I’m always shocked at how much they are especially when they’re so easy to make! I’ve probably made over 15 of these dresses for myself, friends and family over the […]

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I fixed Phaedra…

I made another Phaedra Drape from Ralph Pink though this time I chucked the instructions and did my own. (You can see my first attempt here). It came out so much better! I used this tie dyed blue fabric (it looks like clouds!) for it – it has a lovely drape to it and worked […]

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How I photograph my makes!

So I thought this would be an interesting topic to cover and to see how everyone else does it! My aim when I shoot my makes is to have everything as clear as possible and for the clothes to look the best they can. I’m lucky that I live by myself so that I can […]

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Putting together PDF patterns

Sometimes it’s just not worth getting paper patterns. As beautiful as the packaging usually is, once you account for the extra costs and time of delivery etc. it’s often better just to print it out yourself at home. It can be a bit daunting though, especially when you realise you’ve just printed out 47 A4 […]

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