Le 3002 shorts // DP’s

I’ve just gotten round to my last two summer makes being added to the blog! I finally worked through my lockdown backlog! I bought a couple of DP’s patterns back in February this year when the brand had their closing down sale. (There’s still a few items on there if anyone’s interested!). DP’s was a […]

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The Rhea Dress // Tammy Handmade

It’s been a little while since my last post it seems! I’ve just come back from a week of boating along the Rochdale Canal in West Yorkshire (yes in one of those narrowboats/ barges, yes it’s very slow, no it wasn’t relaxing at all…). Needless to say I whipped up a couple of things before […]

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The Pietra Pants // Closet Core Patterns

After years of me saying I’ll never bother making my work wardrobe, I finally caved and started on some work trousers! I picked out the Closet Core Patterns (formerly known as Closet Case Patterns) Pietra pants for this. I liked the high waist, flat front and elasticated back! It has large pockets set into the […]

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The Lola Blouse // Fibre Mood

I’ve got yet another Fibre Mood make for you today (sorry, not sorry! 😂). Today’s the turn of the Lola blouse from the latest issue. This sleeveless blouse has a lined front “bib” with a ruffle continuing from the back all the way around. It has an open bra-friendly back which closes with ties. There’s […]

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The Adrienne Blouse // Friday Pattern Co

The Adrienne Blouse from Friday Pattern Company was one which I always had mixed feeling about. It was obviously really popular considering the number of versions I saw on Instagram and it had the big sleeve thing going on that I usually love and I was slowly getting to the point where I wanted to […]

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The Rossetti blouse // Selkie Patterns

A couple of months ago, I had the opportunity to test the latest offering from Selkie Patterns called Rossetti! The Rossetti pattern comes for options for either a dress or a blouse. They both feature a faux wrap bodice and short raglan sleeves with elastic just above the natural waist. The blouse version is basically […]

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The Dasha Dress fail // Lenaline Patterns

I’ll be honest this doesn’t happen to me as much as it used too. I’d like to think I’m quite good at matching fabrics and patterns and coming close to the image I’ve imagined in my head! That being said, sometimes it just doesn’t work! This was definitely one of those times! I spotted the […]

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The one piece skirt block // Alice and Co

I was recently invited to join a Zoom patternmaking class with pattern company Alice and Co. The mother daughter team usually do in person workshops in London but with the lockdown measures in place they moved to hosting online ones instead! The class I joined was for drafting a skirt pattern using your own measurements. […]

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