The Skye Sundress // Tilly and the Buttons

The Skye pattern is the new summer dress release from Tilly and the Buttons. I was one of the pattern testers for this dress so I got an early version of it! I’ve been trying to veer away from doing too many pattern tests and brand projects but every now and then there’s one I […]

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The Vali Blouse // Pattern Fantastique

I can’t seem to get enough of puffed sleeves – the bigger the better in my opinion! The Vali pattern from Pattern Fantastique is yet another puffed sleeve design to sneak through my recent pattern buying ban. (Ok, ok, it’s a very loose ban but I’m really trying to use what I have and hack/ […]

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McCall’s 7969 AKA the current IT dress!

There’s always that Big 4 pattern that seems to make it big every couple of years. The last one was the Vogue 9253 with the super deep V neck which, to be fair, is still pretty popular. The current one seems to be the McCall’s pattern 7969. It’s been popular enough that I’ve noticed quite […]

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The Dawn shorts // Megan Nielsen

I’ve made the Dawn jeans by Megan Nielsen once before (see it here!) and whilst I love the overall look and the appearance of the fit, I never found them quite comfortable to wear. That’s the trouble with a fitted jean in a non stretch denim! I’d made View A which is the tapered leg […]

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The Winslow Culottes // Helen’s Closet

It’s been a while since my last post! I’ve been feeling alarmingly uninspired to blog of late – it’s very unlike me! I’ve still been sewing and making (slowly) though! Today’s post is one I actually made a few weeks back. It’s the Winslow Culottes from Helen’s Closet! If I’m being honest, I’ve never been […]

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Clog Making Kit // Leather Needle Thread

AD| gifted kit to test with no obligation to post This week I made something I never really thought I’d make – clogs! I’m talking wooden based sandals here not an entire wooden show by the way. I’ve always admired other people’s clogs – those Swedish Hasbeens and Lottas and my clogging (😂) up my […]

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The Freya Slip Dress // Vikisews

AD – gifted fabric I was very kindly asked to be one of the brand ambassadors for The New Craft House recently – a role where I could pick out a fabric of my choice in exchange to make a garment in exchange for some photos! I leapt at the chance as The New Craft […]

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I Can Make Boots // Review

Did I ever think I could make boots from my living room floor? Not in a million years! But guess what? It happened! (Makes me think I could win the lottery with thinking like this… 😂) I’ve made shoes with I Can Make Shoes before – I was lucky enough to be gifted a high […]

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The Merlin coat // I AM Patterns

I’m on a streak of I AM coat patterns it seems! Following on from my successful I AM Jacques raincoat that I made last autumn, I decided to try another I AM coat pattern – the Merlin coat! The Merlin is from I AM Patterns last pattern collection. It’s a cocoon shaped jacket with notched […]

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