Christian Dior – Designer of Dreams // V&A exhibit

If you’re planning to go to this exhibition and don’t want any spoilers, look away now! The exhibition at the V&A museum features the history of Christian Dior himself and impact of the brand from the origins of the fashion house up to the modern day collections. It shows off the multiple processes of creation […]

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A DIY pouffe with Spoonflower

Another year, another Spoonflower collab! Spoonflower recently reached out to see if I’d want to take part in their blog hop celebrating 1 year of their dogwood denim fabric! The heavyweight drill was perfect for a project I already had in mind – a little pouffe for my living room! The recent free pattern release […]

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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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Replicating the runway – A/W 2018

I may have skipped a fashion season of this (I was rather uninspired by the spring/ summer collections) but the Replicating the Runway series is back! So for anyone new to it, this is where I pick out a look from this season’s runways and make my own version of it. You can check out […]

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Monthly roundup #9

Autumn has well and truly hit us here in the UK. The leaves have turned colour and the temperature has fallen dramatically. It’s definitely time to start wrapping up warm! In the news… This month was the Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace. It was the first time I managed to go to this […]

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Autumn / Winter ‘18 Sewing Inspiration

The weather’s really started to turn here in London. It’s getting chillier and Collier every day! (I’ve even had to start turning the heating on and the electric blanket has even made an appearance!). Though I have to say, after the hottest summer I can remember (and hottest holiday too), I’m all for a little […]

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Monthly roundup #7

I might be on holiday right now but I thought I’d get my monthly roundup post up! August was yet another busy month full of crafty related activities! In the news… I’ve posted two new YouTube videos! One covers my makes from August and a second one which goes through my holiday wardrobe for my […]

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Monthly Roundup #6

I always say it but how quickly is this year flying by? Seven months have already gone and I feel like I’m always playing catch up with all my plans! Anyway, here’s a round up of July! In the news… I’ll be holding my first workshop next month! I’ve been invited to teach a t-shirt […]

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I Can Make Shoes!

Have you ever wondered how shoes were made and if you could somehow magically make them yourself? If you have then the I CAN Make Shoes course are totally for you! As a massive lover of shoes, you can imagine how over the moon I was when Amanda from I CAN Make Shoes, based in […]

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