The Falbala blouse // Wear Lemonade

A couple of years ago I splurged on a Wear Lemonade Pattern subscription. It used to be called the “Netflix of sewing” though it’s been rebranding to the “Lemonade Pattern Corner” and allows you to download as many of their sewing patterns as you want! There’s a minimum term of 3 months (at €7,90/month) but […]

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DIY fabric face masks

Here in the U.K. there’s been a turnaround in guidelines regarding wearing homemade masks. The government are now recommending wearing fabric “face coverings” whilst on public transport or enclosed public spaces where social distancing can’t be maintained. And that’s led to a new initiative being formed called the Big Community Sew. Back by Public Health […]

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A spotted Eva maxi dress hack

I’m a bit of an impulse purchaser of online fabric and it definitely can be a problem! I always end up with fabric I don’t quite know what to do with! (Though partly that’s to do with the fact the fabric that turns up on my doorstep isn’t quite what I expected…) I had this […]

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The Bertha Cardigan // Make It Simple

I spent a bit of time the other day embellishing my Bertha cardigan with some vinyl and realised I never got round to blogging about it! The Bertha cardigan is from the latest Tilly and the Buttons book, Make It Simple. I tested three of the patterns – the Tabitha midi dress, Safiya playsuit and […]

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The Fleur Pinafore // Untitled Thoughts

I tested the Fleur pinafore from Untitled Thoughts a couple of weeks ago and it’s already been released! (Props to Brittani for working so hard to get it turned around and ready for the public!) This pinafore dress is designed to be a low waste, easy to fit utility dress – the kind of thing […]

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Dress No.672 // Grasser

I was sent down a Russian pattern company rabbit hole a few weeks ago by one of my YouTube followers. I’ve made a Vikisews pattern before and one commenter mentioned Grasser as another brand to try out. Well before I knew it, three hours had gone by and I’d bought half a dozen patterns… 🤦🏻‍♀️ […]

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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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