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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Learning to love (tolerate) my sewing mistakes…

I’m that person that makes a mistake whilst sewing, gets really frustrated with it, then hides that project in a bin bag in the darkest corner of her sewing room never to see the light of day again… Well that was me until more recently anyway. When I started out sewing I really made a […]

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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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Indie Pattern Month contest 1 – vote for me!

My Rosa bomber jacket got picked as a finalist in the New to Me contest on The Monthly Stitch! The contest was to make something from an indie pattern company that they’d never seen from before. (There’s still 3 more contests to go if anyone else fancies joining in the fun!) I’m so pleased and […]

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Fabric shopping – Goldhawk Road

If there’s only one place you have time to go to for fabric shopping in London, this is it. On sheer numbers of shops this wins out!  I went there a few weeks ago with my sisters and bought quite a few bits for some new projects (you might’ve seen them in my Instagram feed […]

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