Sushi pyjamas!

As with every Chinese New Year, I had to have some new pyjamas! This year’s pair have undoubtedly been my favourite so far – I made sushi pyjamas (or sushijamas as Joy of Pink Coat Club likes to call them). I pick up this novelty printed jersey from Like Sew Amazing just before Christmas. I […]

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On hacking knitting patterns…

I keep trying to knit jumpers and I’ve been disappointed with every one I’ve made so far! My latest one is a hacked version of the Freedom sweater which is a Wool and the Gang pattern (see my original one here) that I altered quite a bit. I used their chunky Heal the Wool yarn […]

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Utu pinafore hack AKA the most sparkly dress ever!

Who’s ready to party this festive season away? I am! 🕺🏻 I’ve made the MOST sparkly dress ever in time for The New Craft House Winter Party this weekend. Unsurprisingly, the theme for the party is “All that glitters”… My inspiration for this dress came from a quick wander around Zara – now that’s a […]

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A DIY leopard wrap frill skirt

Did you know that leopard is considered a neutral? It totally goes with everything apparently (and there was even a talk at the Fashion & Textile Museum on it)! I thought I’d try my hand at making the most neutral skirt I could – a frilly maxi length wrap skirt! (That was sarcasm by the […]

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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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A maxi Myosotis hack

This month Minerva Crafts make is another one that I’ve been planning to do for a little while now, just waiting for the right time to make it! It’s the Deer and Doe Myosotis dress! This pattern was released earlier this year in the Deer and Doe’s spring/ summer range. It’s a beautiful ruffled semi […]

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Pom-pom ice cream anyone?

I’ve been a bit out of the loop with community challenges this year. Normally I love diving in and having fun with these things but I’ve been a bit caught up in my own head and I’ve not participated as much as I would have liked! So I’ve decided in these last few months of […]

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A ruffled Linden sweater dress with Chat Chocolat

Today I’m sharing another Grainline Studio Linden sweater dress! This is the third one I’ve made for myself (check out my first one here!) and it is, as always, an absolute classic. I chose to use this pattern again to show off a great new fabric from Chat Chocolat who has just released her new […]

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An Adrift midi dress hack

I made my first Papercut Adrift dress just a few weeks ago (check it out here!) and immediately decided it’s the perfect summer holiday dress – it’s light and airy and relatively modest for those visits to religious sites etc. And with my upcoming holiday to Egypt and Jordan at the end of the month, […]

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