The Bakerloo dress // Nina Lee

Nina Lee’s latest pattern is the Bakerloo dress and blouse. I was part of the pattern testing process just this week (Nina’s turn around time from testing to release is AMAZING) and I thought I’d share mine with you! The Bakerloo dress/ blouse pattern features a loose-ish fit dress or blouse with big puffed sleeves […]

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My yellow Jacques raincoat // I AM Patterns

I’ve been dreaming of making a yellow raincoat for the longest time. The pattern and fabric has changed again and again but I finally settled on my options! Most of my decision making happened by accident – I came across the most perfect of raincoat fabrics whilst visiting Fabworks Mill in Yorkshire (I happened to […]

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The Rickey Pinafore // Our Lady Of Leisure

I love trying out new indie pattern designers – I’m always looking out for new and interesting designs or just willing to give a new company a shot. That’s how I came across this pattern from Our Lady of Leisure. When I picked up an end of roll piece of wool from Fabworks Mill in […]

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A frill collar blouse // a DP Studio Le 601 hack

Ah. Frilled collars. Has anyone else been obsessed with them since this trend has emerged? (I recommend following @dominique.major on Instagram for the best collar inspo in her stories!). Big exaggerated collar with added frill details are everywhere at the mo and I just resist jumping on that bandwagon. I thought the easiest way to […]

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A colour blocked 513 sweater // Grasser

Sewing has been a bit of a non starter for me recently. I had all these wonderful plans and ideas but I think something to do with the change of the season combined with feeling a bit overwhelmed with what I wanted to do meant I just kind of stalled. I needed a project to […]

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The Naomi knitted sweater // Olga Grishina

It’s been a little while since my last post – I’ve been in a bit of a sewing/ blogging slump! I’m going to try to push myself out of that and share a (not so recent) make with you today! Since lockdown started I’ve been knitting up an absolute storm – I’ve been finding it […]

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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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