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 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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The 70s frill dress by Trend Patterns

This dress has been probably close to 3 months in the making! I initially planned it to be my entry for the Little Red Dress challenge in December but never got around to finishing it. I then planned to have it done in time for Chinese New Year (cause red is always lucky!) but was […]

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2018 – what a year!

It’s time again for that yearly roundup as I look back at a year of sewing, blogging and lots of fun things! Highlights… • My proudest make would have to be the bridesmaid outfits I made for my friends wedding in April! I used my Martine hack (mashing together the Marigold and Bettine patterns from […]

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The Freedom jumper!

Guys! I finished a knitting project in just a couple of weeks!! Yeah, I’m just as gobsmacked as you are right now… 🤣 Knitting has never really been my forte. It always seems to take forever for me to complete anything – check out the cardigan I made last year which took 8 months! It […]

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