A Jenna dress hack // By Hand London

The square neckline is trending big time right now and I’m always one to jump on a bandwagon. 😂 I spotted a polka dot dress from Oliver Bonas recently (on-line not in real life!) that I really wanted to make my own version of. I don’t quite know why I liked it so much! There’s […]

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A striped jersey Cassiopée dress!

I decided to pull out an old pattern for this make – the I Am Patterns Cassiopée dress! This one made the rounds a couple of years ago (you can see my original one here!) when everyone seemed to be making it! It’s a loose fit raglan sleeved dress with a gathered skirt – super […]

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A Zadie jumpsuit with a little sleeve frill

I couldn’t believe I’d only made one Paper Theory Zadie jumpsuit so far. It’s a pattern I loved and knew worked well for my body and yet I’d never gotten round to making anymore! Well since I now had all this free time on my hands I thought it was time to rectify that! I’d […]

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The Falbala blouse // Wear Lemonade

A couple of years ago I splurged on a Wear Lemonade Pattern subscription. It used to be called the “Netflix of sewing” though it’s been rebranding to the “Lemonade Pattern Corner” and allows you to download as many of their sewing patterns as you want! There’s a minimum term of 3 months (at €7,90/month) but […]

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DIY fabric face masks

Here in the U.K. there’s been a turnaround in guidelines regarding wearing homemade masks. The government are now recommending wearing fabric “face coverings” whilst on public transport or enclosed public spaces where social distancing can’t be maintained. And that’s led to a new initiative being formed called the Big Community Sew. Back by Public Health […]

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A spotted Eva maxi dress hack

I’m a bit of an impulse purchaser of online fabric and it definitely can be a problem! I always end up with fabric I don’t quite know what to do with! (Though partly that’s to do with the fact the fabric that turns up on my doorstep isn’t quite what I expected…) I had this […]

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The Bertha Cardigan // Make It Simple

I spent a bit of time the other day embellishing my Bertha cardigan with some vinyl and realised I never got round to blogging about it! The Bertha cardigan is from the latest Tilly and the Buttons book, Make It Simple. I tested three of the patterns – the Tabitha midi dress, Safiya playsuit and […]

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