The Portobello trousers from Nina Lee

My last pre-holiday post about ‘the last of my summer sewing’ was clearly a lie. I’ve still got a couple things to share with you! (My addiction to sewing summer clothes really hasn’t abated one bit). The first of which are the Portobello trousers from Nina Lee. These trousers have been in my sewing queue […]

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A work appropriate top!

Sorry for the short hiatus folks! Turns out wifi in Cuba is not the easiest thing to come by so I wasn’t able to update as planned but hey, I should be coming back to you all refreshed and full of energy!   Since I’ve got a little bit of catching up to do, today’s […]

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Winter Coat plans!

Every year I plan to make a coat and I usually put it off and off until it’s summer again and by then I don’t want to be sewing winter wear! I’ve managed to make one so far (see it here) but that does unfortunately mean that I’ve still got piles of unmade coat patterns […]

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Last of my summer sewing – McCalls 7543

I’m only still sewing summer clothes because I’ve got a holiday coming up! The weather has definitely taken a turn for the worse here so this is definitely not a weather appropriate make! The McCall’s 7543 is an off shoulder tunic or dress. It’s probably quite old trend wise but I really like this style […]

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A Malia Top hack – La Maison Victor

La Maison Victor, if you haven’t heard of it already, is a modern sewing mag from Belgium that’s just recently been released in English. They’re known for on trend designs and feature 8 or so full sized sewing patterns for women, men and children in each magazine with instructions.  I got hold of their first […]

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The Chestnut Sweater – Cocowawa Crafts

This is the latest release from Cocowawa which I pattern tested for this summer! The Chestnut sweater and top are bow-tastic with 3 different versions all covered in the things in one way or another.  I tested version 3 of the sweater which features bows tied down the back. Not the most comfortable option for […]

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