My Lexi dress!

This is my first make from my recent indie sewing pattern haul. I chose the Lexi dress from Named. I’ve been coveting Named sewing patterns for a little while already. I love their style, packaging, website, backstory… Basically everything! If I ever get round to producing my own patterns they’d be brand I’d aspire to. […]

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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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Sewspiration of the week!

(Sewspiration most likely shouldn’t be a word but I’m trying it out for now…) Inspiration for my sewing this week comes from the annual Oxford Cambridge boat race held last Sunday. That (plus Easter) is always a sign that Spring is finally here (woohoo!) and gave me a nudge to start getting my spring wardrobe ready!   […]

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Indie pattern overload!

I may have gone a little nuts in the past week but with Easter and the long weekend coming up I went a bit mad buying up all the indie sewing patterns I’ve been coveting from afar! It’s my own fault though. When they say there’s a flat postage rate I always just figure I […]

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New beginnings!

Hello everyone! I’m Emily. It’s nice to meet you! This blog is brand new and I’m planning to fill it full of all things sewing! I’m a passionate dressmaker and I’ve been sewing for about 10 years already! It’s something I truly love and can’t wait to share it with you. The kind of things […]

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