The Holmen dress // The Uncut Project

If there’s a dress that epitomises my summer it’s this one! The Holmen dress by new-to-me pattern company The Uncut Project immediately caught my eye. I love the loose gathered dress look (still!) but in particular I loved the skinny straps and low back. I’ve become a bit obsessed with everything backless at the mo […]

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A black and white gingham co-ord // Simplicity

Who doesn’t love a co-ord these days? That trend for matching tops and bottoms of the past few years is still going strong – you’d think the desire to recreate the childhood look of matching sets would’ve faded by now but I think the loungewear sets of lockdown has kept the trend alive! I spotted […]

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The Bowen dress // Peppermint Magazine

[AD – gifted fabric in collaboration with Peppermint Magazine and Spoonflower] The Bowen dress is the latest free pattern from Peppermint Magazine’s Sewing School. It’s a boxy loose fit summer dress – very much leaning into the oversized and gathered trend – designed by Hubba Ding Patterns, a new-to-me pattern company. It features a short […]

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The Didi Sweater // Fibre Mood

The Didi sweater has that retro 80s/90s vibe with the quarter zip that’s all the rage at the moment and this pattern was one that I was most excited about from edition 17 of Fibre Mood. I’d seen samples and a line drawing ahead of its release and thought this was a sweater I’d love […]

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Tilda as pyjamas // Fibre Mood

This is a rather belated Lunar New Year pyjama post! Every Lunar New Year (or Chinese New Year in my house), my mother has insisted on us having new pyjamas and clothes. It’s tradition! (I think historically it’s always been a time when kids get their new clothes for the year much like how you […]

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