The Wrap Top // In The Folds

I’ve been eyeing up this free pattern from Peppermint magazine for a while now. I’ve seen so many beautiful versions of the Wrap Top (designed by In The Folds) on social media that I finally decided to have a go at it myself! If you hadn’t heard of them already, Peppermint magazine is an Australian […]

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Ready to Sew – the Patsy Overalls!

Dungarees have become one of my staple items even before the lockdown started – they’re super comfy and have excellent pockets! I’ve got several handmade pairs from patterns that I already love (the Sew House Seven’s Burnside Bibs, the Hayley dungarees from Hello Workshop and the Marilla Walker Roberts Collection) but when I saw the […]

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The Coconut PJs from CocoWawa!

We’re all in the mood to wear comfy clothes right now since so many of us are stuck at home, so the timing of the latest release from CocoWawa could not be better! The Coconut pyjama pattern was released this week. It’s a fun easy pattern that’ll be great for upping your loungewear game! it […]

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The Pinnacle top from Papercut Patterns

I love interestingly cut patterns – the ones that look like weird puzzle pieces that somehow magically come together to make a shape you understand! The Pinnacle top and sweater from Papercut Patterns is one of those! The pattern, if you’re making the V neck version, is just two pattern pieces plus a neck facing. […]

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The Hettie skirt // Fibre Mood

I’m sewing for spring even though a) it’s still pretty chilly, b) we’re not allowed to leave the house and I’ve got nowhere to wear these outfits… But I’m not letting that stop me! My latest make is the Hettie skirt from the most recent Fibre Mood magazine – it’s a simple gathered tiered skirt. […]

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On trying my first Vikisews pattern!

I first heard of Vikisews from Bianca of Sleepless in Bavaria who’s a big fan of this Russian pattern designer. I can certainly see why – plenty of beautiful designs and at a crazy low price. You’ve just got to get over the fact that there’s no English translation! So since I’m pretty sure all […]

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All hearts for Shelby

Do you ever have an idea for a dress and then find the exact pattern for it? It’s a rare thing but it happened! I was channeling all the 90s vibes when I stumbled across the Shelby Dress from True Bias. It’s a dress/ romper pattern with a button front, V neck and short sleeves […]

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The Bobbi pinafore // Tilly & the Buttons

I didn’t think I needed another pinafore. I was wrong! Bobbi is the latest release from Tilly and the Buttons and is a button from tree skirt/ pinafore pattern. The skirt has a classic A line shape with princess seams instead of darts on the back. The addition of a little bib piece and straps […]

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The Olya Shirt // Paper Theory

My first make of 2020 is done! Recently I’ve been really in the mood for a classic shirt with a twist. I have a holiday to Morocco coming up and I thought it would be an excellent idea as a cover up! I bought the Olya shirt from Paper Theory to try out – the […]

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