Sushi pyjamas!

As with every Chinese New Year, I had to have some new pyjamas! This year’s pair have undoubtedly been my favourite so far – I made sushi pyjamas (or sushijamas as Joy of Pink Coat Club likes to call them). I pick up this novelty printed jersey from Like Sew Amazing just before Christmas. I […]

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Christian Dior – Designer of Dreams // V&A exhibit

If you’re planning to go to this exhibition and don’t want any spoilers, look away now! The exhibition at the V&A museum features the history of Christian Dior himself and impact of the brand from the origins of the fashion house up to the modern day collections. It shows off the multiple processes of creation […]

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A McCall’s 7476 grandad cardigan

For this month’s Minerva Crafts Blogger Network make, I decided to go against my normal choice of seasonally inappropriate clothing for something that was actually WARM! So, I just wanted to start by saying that the fabric I’m using for this project was one that I chose by accident. (That’s what happens when you think […]

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A DIY pouffe with Spoonflower

Another year, another Spoonflower collab! Spoonflower recently reached out to see if I’d want to take part in their blog hop celebrating 1 year of their dogwood denim fabric! The heavyweight drill was perfect for a project I already had in mind – a little pouffe for my living room! The recent free pattern release […]

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The Knitting and Stitching Show ticket giveaway!

The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show is coming up fast and I’ve got 5 pairs of tickets to give away! This is the show held at Olympia in West London every year (the autumn show is held at Alexandra Palace). It’s always a fun day out! Just make sure you come with an empty shopping […]

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The London skirt by Selkie

I’ve finally gotten round to making the new pattern from Selkie! Selkie Patterns started out as a Kickstarter campaign last year run by Londoners Alex and Caroline. (You’d have seen Alex in the cover of a few Tilly and the Button patterns and in her book Stretch). They had a goal of creating a sustainability […]

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A tiger t-shirt

Sometimes simple is best. This t-shirt pattern came with the cardigan pattern I got from Stoff & Stil which I used to make this cardi (I actually won a prize for it in the Cosy Cardi challenge!). The t-shirt pattern was a bit of a fringe benefit – which is often the case when patterns […]

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The Saraste Shirtdress from Breaking the Pattern

My first Minerva Craft’s Blogger Network for the year went up today! For this post, I decided a lovely new dress would be the perfect way to start off my sewing journey for 2019! I chose 2 metres of the beautiful Atelier Brunette viscose crepe in the Storm colourway. It’s a light petrol blue shade […]

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New Year giveaway!

I’ve got something very special in store for you guys today! It’s a fabric giveaway! (What better way to start off the new year than with some free fabric, eh?) So towards the end of last year I did a little bit of blogging for fabric.com and made these… One fabric three ways! I used […]

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