A shirred summer maxi // A DIY tutorial

I managed to sneak in one last proper summer make before the weather changed! I kept seeing a certain style of Ganni dress pop up on my Instagram (where other gorgeous gals were wearing it) and on some targeted ads (I must be right in their sales demographic!). It must be pretty popular because they […]

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A tiger print Franca dress // Fibre Mood

I was gifted a piece of fabric from the latest Fabric Godmother print drop back in July/ August time and I’ve only just gotten time to use it! How is time passing so quickly??? U.K. based independent fabric shop, Fabric Godmother has been dipping their toes into the world of fabric production and has created […]

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Le 5005 blouse // DPs

Oops! I meant to post this on Wednesday! My blogging has become alarmingly erratic lately! Another sign the world is a very different place to what it used to be… 😂 Today’s post is the second of the DP’s patterns I picked up earlier this year – Le 5005 blouse. It’s one of the simplified […]

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Le 3002 shorts // DP’s

I’ve just gotten round to my last two summer makes being added to the blog! I finally worked through my lockdown backlog! I bought a couple of DP’s patterns back in February this year when the brand had their closing down sale. (There’s still a few items on there if anyone’s interested!). DP’s was a […]

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A gingham Elma corset dress hack // Fibre Mood

Do you ever look at an outfit and think to yourself “I can totally make that!”? It happens to me rather often especially when I go out of my way to do some (online) window shopping! In the middle of lockdown I took to Net A Porter for some sewing inspiration and came across this […]

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A Hettie skirt hack // Fibre Mood

I recently picked up a few remnant bits from Sew Me Sunshine – in particular a few Rifle Paper Co prints! I had enough of the Wild Rose black rayon that I wanted to make a maxi skirt. I hoped it would be a summer make that I would be able to wear year on […]

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The Rhea Dress // Tammy Handmade

It’s been a little while since my last post it seems! I’ve just come back from a week of boating along the Rochdale Canal in West Yorkshire (yes in one of those narrowboats/ barges, yes it’s very slow, no it wasn’t relaxing at all…). Needless to say I whipped up a couple of things before […]

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Another Mira dress hack! // Fibre Mood

A year later and I’m still mildly (completely) obsessed with the Mira dress pattern from Fibre Mood! Every time I make a new Mira dress I tell myself that that’ll be my last one… Aaaaaand then I make another one! Its loose relaxed fit is just too easy to make and wear! (Check out my […]

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A sheer maxi Mindy // Fibre Mood

The latest issue of Fibre Mood is filled with a ton of patterns that I fell in love with straight away. The Mindy dress was no exception! This dress seemed to hit on a ton of summer trends that I’m loving right now – a square neckline, exaggerated puff sleeve, gathered skirt. It couldn’t be […]

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