The Bowen dress // Peppermint Magazine

[AD – gifted fabric in collaboration with Peppermint Magazine and Spoonflower] The Bowen dress is the latest free pattern from Peppermint Magazine’s Sewing School. It’s a boxy loose fit summer dress – very much leaning into the oversized and gathered trend – designed by Hubba Ding Patterns, a new-to-me pattern company. It features a short […]

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The Didi Sweater // Fibre Mood

The Didi sweater has that retro 80s/90s vibe with the quarter zip that’s all the rage at the moment and this pattern was one that I was most excited about from edition 17 of Fibre Mood. I’d seen samples and a line drawing ahead of its release and thought this was a sweater I’d love […]

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The Anthea Blouse // Anna Allen

If the McCalls 7969 was the it dress of 2021 then the Anthea Blouse was the it blouse. There’s definitely been a few moments in the past few months where they were all I saw on my social media feeds! The Anthea Blouse is a relatively recent release from Anna Allen (maker of the famous […]

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The Celeste blouse // Selkie Patterns

I had no intentions of making the Celeste pattern from Selkie until I heard there was a competition to win a fancy schmancy embroidery sewing machine from Husqvarna Viking if you made one! Typically, I only heard about the competition about 6 days before the deadline so the challenge was not just about the pattern […]

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The Crossbody Bag // Bags and Pieces

AD – gifted kit I’ve been eyeing up these amazing bag making kits from German company Bags and Pieces for a very very long time. Ever since I saw them on Instagram via @sleepless_in_bavaria (seriously, go follow Bianca if you don’t already – beautiful makes, great recommendations and lots of funny cat videos!), I’ve been […]

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The Traveller Coat // Bella Loves Patterns

I love making coats and jackets. Really. (Despite my recent bomber jacket fail!). I always make epic coat plans every winter though I often don’t get around to doing them until the cold season is almost over! This year I was determined to get in there early! I’d been sitting on this piece of beautiful […]

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