From photo to real life outfit!

Do you ever see a photo of an outfit and just think to yourself I MUST HAVE IT? I do. A lot! That probably comes from spending way too much time on Instagram and Pinterest… Most recently it happened with this outfit which I saw on both outlets. I loved the casual but cool vibes […]

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Kielo wrap maxi dress

Here’s another pattern from Named! It’s my favourite pattern of theirs due to its sheer ingenuity. It’s a gorgeous wrap dress destined to make everyone look amazing!    Again I’ve got the same gripe with Named patterns in that their paper patterns don’t include seam allowance and this one doesn’t even come as one piece […]

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Arielle multicoloured!

I love the name Arielle by the way. It’s like a prettier version of Ariel from The Little Mermaid which was always one of my favourite Disney films growing up… But I digress. I have finally finished my Arielle skirt from Tilly and the Buttons. I say finally, I did only start it a few […]

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A to-do list of upcycling ideas

I love making new clothes, but what do we do with all the old ones? I try not to be wasteful and upcycling is a way to breathe new life into tired/ out of date garments. I don’t do it very often though! I’m usually too distracted with a new sewing project… Hehe.  So I’ve […]

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My very own Nettie bodysuit!

I used to think bodies were a really weird item of clothing… Until I started wearing lots of highly waisted skirts and trousers that is and realised the difficulties of tucked in tops riding up through the day!!  Enter Nettie to save the day!  This is a pattern from Closet Case. It only comes as […]

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My Mimi blouse (kind of) hack

I liked the idea of the Tilly and the Buttons Mimi blouse when I saw it. It’s one of the ones from her Love at First Stitch book. I love that whole retro vibe but I really didn’t like the sleeve on this one. Sorry Tilly. I don’t know if it’s just me but I […]

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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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