The Cherry Cocktail Blouse // Alice Hammer

The upside of lockdown means plenty of time to knit! I’m not the quickest knitter and can take years to finish a knitting project – I tend to get a bit bored so I don’t knit very consistently. In fact I’ve still got a project from 2018 on needles… This knitting project was only started […]

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The ready-in-under-an-hour skirt!

In my last fabric haul from Stoff & Stil I picked up a piece of pleated fabric. This is the kind of stuff that’s been chemically treated to have the pleats permanently in place. These pleats run horizontally – so selvedge to selvedge – you can find fabric like this with different depths of pleats […]

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La Forme – Blouse 0503

I was sent down a Russian pattern company rabbit hole the other day thanks to one of my YouTube commenters. I found a bunch of new companies (well, new to me anyway) and spent half a day trawling their websites! I ended up with a bunch of patterns from Grasser and La Forme and it’s […]

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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 Vikisews dress again!

I’m not normally one to reuse patterns in quick succession but I couldn’t help it this time! I was sent this amazing black polka dot viscose crepe from Sew Me Sunshine which I knew would make the best version of the Vikisews платье вики (Viki) that I made only a couple of weeks ago! This […]

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