The Bobbi pinafore // Tilly & the Buttons

I didn’t think I needed another pinafore. I was wrong! Bobbi is the latest release from Tilly and the Buttons and is a button from tree skirt/ pinafore pattern. The skirt has a classic A line shape with princess seams instead of darts on the back. The addition of a little bib piece and straps […]

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The Wilder Gown // Friday Pattern Co

I love that this pattern is a “gown” and not just a “dress”. It makes it sound so fancy! This pattern has been on my radar for since its release by Friday Pattern Co last year. There have been tons of gorgeous versions of this dress floating around on social media. After a lot of […]

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Is this love? A knitted sweater from WATG

My knitting rate is shockingly poor. I’ve had this sweater on needles for the best part of a year only just round to finishing it over the Christmas break! I got the Is This Love sweater kit from Wool and the Gang sooooooo long ago (it was on sale at the time and I couldn’t […]

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Hannah // By Hand London v2.0

I know I shouldn’t be surprised at how much I love this pattern but I still am! This is my second By Hand London Hannah dress and it’s cemented how well it works for me! I made this version with a simple midi length skirt and added a puffed short sleeve. It’s quite a different […]

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The Olya Shirt // Paper Theory

My first make of 2020 is done! Recently I’ve been really in the mood for a classic shirt with a twist. I have a holiday to Morocco coming up and I thought it would be an excellent idea as a cover up! I bought the Olya shirt from Paper Theory to try out – the […]

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New Year, New Plans

Happy New Year everyone! It’s that time to make new resolutions and plans for a new start to the year (and decade in this case!). I’m opting not for a Make Nine list (because let’s face it, I’ll make waaaaaay more than 9 garments in a year) but a few Must Dos, AKA things I […]

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A 2019 roundup

Um, where did this past year go? It feels like it was only weeks ago I was writing another of these posts for 2018! It’s been a weird one this year. I’d set myself the goal of having no goals essentially – loosening the reins on how often I was posting, not setting myself Make […]

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Simplicity 8888 // The Eve Appeal Hack-Along

It’s my turn on the Simplicity X The Eve Appeal blog tour! This annual challenge has had another makeover this year and it’s all about pattern hacking! The Hack-Along involves taking one of nine Simplicity patterns and doing your thing with it! There are three categories for your finished garment – Day, Party and Unique […]

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A DIY no sew leather bucket bag

I was recently gifted a leather bag kit to test by Esther of Leather Needle Thread and oh em gee it’s amazing! These kits contain everything you need to make yourself a leather bag from scratch. The only thing you need to add yourself is a hammer and a hard surface to set the rivets […]

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The Megan Nielsen Dawn Jeans

The Megan Nielsen Dawn jeans have been on my radar for a little while. I’d been looking for some high waist “mom” jeans for non stretch denim and had been deciding between these and the Anna Allen Philippa pants. What swayed me to the Dawn jeans were the multiple leg styles and positive experience of […]

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