A red Shelby with a sleeve hack // True Bias

I feel like I’ve been really good at reusing patterns this year. I often find I’m so into the “next new thing” I forget about patterns that I like! (My exceptions to this are the Fibre Mood Mira and the By Hand London Hannah, both of which sit in the forefront of my mind far […]

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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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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 ready-in-under-an-hour skirt!

In my last fabric haul from Stoff & Stil I picked up a piece of pleated fabric. This is the kind of stuff that’s been chemically treated to have the pleats permanently in place. These pleats run horizontally – so selvedge to selvedge – you can find fabric like this with different depths of pleats […]

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The Vikisews dress again!

I’m not normally one to reuse patterns in quick succession but I couldn’t help it this time! I was sent this amazing black polka dot viscose crepe from Sew Me Sunshine which I knew would make the best version of the Vikisews платье вики (Viki) that I made only a couple of weeks ago! This […]

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Another hacked Myosotis dress!

The Myosotis dress from Deer and Doe patterns is one of my favourite patterns to hack at the moment. The original fitted me pretty well so I know it’s a good base for making changes! For my latest version I wanted to make something long and flowy with a gorgeous printed floral viscose I got […]

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A Nora with a Coco neckline

I’m going to affectionately nickname this combo Cora! I decided to try the Tilly and the Buttons Nora pattern again – I was in the mood for an oversized tee to go with my Dawn jeans – but my previous incarnations of this pattern had always left a little something to be desired. I could […]

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