A Mira dress with Hannah sleeves

I’m continuing my monochrome phase it seems with my latest make! I picked up this black and white tartan fabric from The Textile Centre recently (it says viscose on the description but feels more like a polyester mix in my opinion – I can’t be sure though!) with the aim of making a little gathered […]

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On copying a RTW sweater

I’ve been pretty good at not buying clothes from the shops for the couple of years. And apart of underwear and socks, I hadn’t bought anything new for at least two! Until one day this summer when I was caught out late without a jacket and I bought my emergency jumper. Yep that is what […]

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A ruffled Freya minidress

Every now and then I crave a bit of a sewing “palate cleanser”. Just something sweet and simple that you know is going to work! For me that was this project – a new little black dress! I wanted to make a fitted, long sleeved, polo neck dress – you know, that cold weather appropriate […]

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A self drafted wedding dress

Many years ago I promised my sisters that should they ever get married, I’d make them their wedding dresses. I don’t think I ever quite imagined actually making them though! But when my little sister got engaged I knew I had to get my wedding dress designer/ maker hat on and get on with it! […]

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By Hand London Hannah Dress

Finally the Hannah dress has been released! I’ve been eyeing this pattern ever since By Hand London called for testers months ago and after seeing the sample version on Hannah (of The New Craft House and who it’s named after) I knew I’d want my own version too! I was lucky enough to be in […]

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A Holly blouse hack // Fibre Mood issue 6

I sometimes feel like I’m Fibre Mood‘s biggest fan – I keep going back to their patterns over and over and I’m always finding new ones to fall in love with! If you don’t know who they are yet, they’re a Belgian sewing magazine that comes out quarterly. They’ve got impeccable style and are always […]

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A hacked Myosotis dress

I’ve got some more autumnal sewing to share with you guys today! The wedding sewing has been going pretty well so far so I “treated” myself to a little selfish sewing and whipped up a little dress! I had a good idea in my head as to what I wanted to make – something with […]

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A Mira/ Eva dress mash up!

I feel like I’ve been embracing my inner child with some of my makes of late! I just love everything in fun colours and loose shapes – exactly what you put your toddler in! 🤣 My latest make is a mash up/ hack of a couple of my fave dresses of late – the Mira […]

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