The Arlette Skirt // Fibre Mood

When I discovered Fibre Mood via Shauni of The Magnificent Thread, it was a mini revelation. Here was what I thought was a really (I hate to say it) cool sewing pattern magazine. To my mind it’s an upgraded La Maison Victor, though to be fair, also at an upgraded price point. Fibre Mood is […]

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A giveaway with Creative Industry!

[Sponsored] I’ve got a lovely little giveaway for your guys to kick off April! Creative Industry has offered up one of their “Sewing Bundles” for me to give away. It consists of a 10 metre roll of Patterntrace (their version of Swedish Tracing Paper) and a Maker’s Workbook to journal all your sewing deeds! If […]

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Knitting with Made + Worn

A few weeks ago I was invited to a knitting evening hosted by Offset Warehouse. As well as selling sustainable fabrics (well as sustainable as they can be – it includes a lot of deadstock and organic fabrics), they run events promoting eco fashion etc. This was their first foray into the knitting world, showcasing […]

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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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Utu + Freya = 90s outfit of dreams!

There are times when you just know that two patterns will work so well together for an outfit idea you’ve just dreamed up. In this case it was the Utu pinafore from the Named book Breaking the Pattern and the Freya sweater from the Tilly and the Buttons’ book Stretch! I’d been sitting on this […]

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The Stellan Tee // French Navy

My quest for the perfect T-shirt pattern ground to a halt last year. I was feeling a little disheartened with the results I was getting and had decided to just give the matter a rest but recently a friend mentioned the recent release of a free pattern The Stellan Tee by French Navy and I […]

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A mustard velvet maxi hack!

I never used to have many yellow clothes but recently my wardrobe has just exploded with them! This make is now my third full length yellow dress (check out my others here and here…)! Some might say that’s overkill but I still think there’s room for more! I bought this gold stretch velvet from the […]

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