DIY round rope bag with POM POMS

I’m back on the bag making! My attempts took a bit of a nose dive after a failed attempt with some washable paper but I thought I’d try again with a more foolproof project! This time I wanted to try the rope bag trend. I’ve seen some beautiful ones of Instagram and Pinterest and I’m […]

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DIY tassel earring tutorial

Are tassel earrings still in fashion? Whether they are or I have no idea but I love them anyway! They’re such a fun statement earring as well as being super lightweight and easy to wear (my ears can’t cope with heavy earrings!). I did some experimenting the other day and made these! And I wanted […]

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Baby gifts!

So I’ve come to a point in life where lots of people I know are popping out babies! (That’s what happens as the big 3-0 arrives I guess! 🤣). A week or so ago saw a small gathering of London sewing bloggers gather for a baby shower for Megan AKA Pigeon Wishes and one half […]

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A little crochet project!

I took a crochet basket making class at my local yarn shop a few weeks ago. It was a lot of fun, if a bit basic but it was a great place to develop some ideas! One of which was making little crochet flowerpot covers! Now I am probably the most un-green fingered person you […]

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A ruched sleeve Sahara shirtdress hack

I made the Ralph Pink Sahara shirtdress a few weeks ago as one of my entries to the Indie Pattern Month competition on The Monthly Stitch in July.  I loved the dress but actually found it a bit impractical when wearing it. Every time I raised by arms the sleeves got pulled up and tugged […]

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DIY Pink pleated midi skirt

I didn’t actually mean to make this skirt. Which is a bit weird but is sometimes what happens during the creative process! I’d initially planned to use this pink polyester crepe fabric for a hack of my much beloved Sabrina dress from By Hand London but after much flapping about, I knew it just wasn’t […]

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The Ruffle Tee pattern for free!

So I’ve been working on learning how to create PDF patterns lately. I’ve been dipping in and out of Lauren Dahl’s Pattern Workshop course which has spawned tons of indie pattern designers already. Who’s knows, maybe I’ll be next! Hehe! I’ve gotten as far as digitising hand drafted ones – which isn’t very far let me […]

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