This is the first By Hand London pattern I’ve tried and I didn’t even make the whole dress! (I’m rubbish I know! Already hacking away without even trying it out to start off with…) Hehe! There was a reason for this though as when I bought the pattern it was with this hack in mind […]
This is the accompaniment book from the third series of The Great British Sewing Bee written by Claire-Louise Hardie (who I met briefly at my failed Great British Sewing Bee audition attempt). I don’t normally buy these books but actually found quite a few projects I like from it so I figured why not! Plus […]
My cold shoulder Bettine pattern hack made it onto Tilly’s list of design hacks in her latest blog post! I am ridiculously pleased with myself right now!! 🙂 You can see the full post here!
Happy bank holiday Monday folks (in the UK)! Hope you’re all enjoying the day off This “cold shoulder ” trend seems to be big this summer! I quite like that it’s showing a bit of skin without being super flashy/ fleshy (plus I have upper arm issues). Fellow blogger Sil at Mauve Cloud Studio made […]
Starting out sewing or need to whip up a dress in super quick time? Then Bettine is the dress for you! This is one from my Tilly and the Buttons haul that I got last year and I’ve made a few of them so far. Mostly because it literally takes no time to do and […]
I liked the idea of the Tilly and the Buttons Mimi blouse when I saw it. It’s one of the ones from her Love at First Stitch book. I love that whole retro vibe but I really didn’t like the sleeve on this one. Sorry Tilly. I don’t know if it’s just me but I […]
So I keep looking a new indie sewing patterns to buy and one that I like a lot is the Sew Over It vintage shirt dress and Alder dress from Grainline Studios. Oh the number of times I’ve put those in my online shopping basket! And then I remember I already have one that almost the same! […]
I love shirt dresses. I think they’re perfectly between formal and casual and very smart looking. I usually end up making quite vintage looking ones like here but I wanted to try something a bit more fitted this time. I already had this shirt pattern from Burda which I got a while back. I’d only […]