The Eva dress from Tessuti

This is the second Tessuti pattern that I’ve bought but only the first one I’ve made! I got the Oslo coat pattern last year with the best intentions of sewing it up (the pieces are even all cut out!) but I lost my momentum with it and it’s currently in a bag waiting for next […]

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The Jessa shorts // Tilly and the Buttons

The latest Tilly and the Buttons patterns dropped last week so I can finally show you guys the tester version of Jessa that I made! This latest pattern release includes two patterns: Romy – a jersey top with a envelope neckline and back tie and Jessa – a 70s style high waisted flared trouser and […]

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A Burda 6344 dress

I’m continuing my run of wrap dresses for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network with the simply styled Burda 6344 pattern!  This must have been a recent release because when I googled it (which I do for all my new patterns to check what other people’s experiences with them have been – it’s a great way to get […]

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DIY belt bag AKA the modern bum bag…

I’ve been planning to try out some bag making for a while – mostly after coming across some awesome textiles that I wanted to experiment with – but I never quite got the momentum going. I have finally gotten round to it though! I wanted to start with something simple for my first project so […]

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A DIY baby sleep bag!

I was recently gifted a piece of fabric from the Chat Chocolat newest fabric range – it’s not available to buy just yet but it will be soon! The summer collection is full of bright woven viscoses and fun printed jerseys. I ended up with a piece of french terry with a large scale abstract […]

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Mary Quant exhibition // V&A

This is a bit of a belated post about the Mary Quant exhibition that I went to a few weeks ago! I love being a member of the V&A museum especially with the exhibitions they’ve had this year – Frida Kahlo, Christian Dior and now Mary Quant! I don’t think I knew much about Mary […]

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A crocheted raffia sunhat // Wool and the Gang

I was recently sent a copy of the first Wool and the Gang book called Raffia Crochet. Unsurprisingly it’s full of raffia crochet projects! If you’ve seen any of their stuff before, you’ll know just how stylish their stuff is. Maybe it’s all branding and great photography but I’m always a sucker for their kits! […]

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Simplicity 8137 dress

I took a month off my Minerva Craft Blogger Network makes but I’m back at it again with a new summer dress! For this make I made a mini wrap dress using the Simplicity 8137 pattern and a gorgeous Lady McElroy linen look viscose. I shortened all the pattern pieces to fit – I took […]

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