Hello, I’m Adelle and I’m dipping my toe into the world of blogging, sharing with you my adventures of a handmade wardrobe. In January 2016, I set myself a 'New Years Resolution' to sew myself clothes. Putting the zip into my first top (with a lot of help from my Auntie), I just loved the… Continue reading Hello ……
Me-made Swap Shop is going to be held on 2nd November
It's an exciting vlog...... all about my dress for The Dressmakers Ball! Click here to watch Adelle x a0b9a784938ba70bd9960f512ce71f837d4530e6538f210c73
I was asked by SewWardrobe in Ashby De la Zouch to review their fabrics and independent patterns. You can find the blog post here.
I've been asked by the lovely Laura to review this beautiful cotton sateen. Head over to her website to read the full blog post. You can click here to read Adelle x
Now that I feel that I've got over the shock of it being 2019, I think it's time for me to reflect on last year and look forward to what I want to achieve in 2019. Last year was an incredible year in my dressmaking journey. I took the plunge in creating a blog, something… Continue reading Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019
Last year I was very excited to make plans for 2018 and I joined in with the #2018makenine. I choose 9 patterns that I was hoping to make, but I admit now. Halfway through the year I fell off the bandwagon..... Erin Skirt: A denim skirt is a wardrobe staple and when I saw the… Continue reading How I got on with #2018makenine
So I'm definitely getting the hang of blogging now and I'm feeling more comfortable talking into the camera. October has been a bumper month of sewing and I've had a major shift in what I'm sewing. Please pop over and have a watch. October Makes Adelle x
'Sustainability' is the real buzz word for the moment. Everywhere I look, I see the words: sustainable, eco-friendly, carbon neutral, the list can go on. But how can I actually make a difference as one person? I was recently watching the BBC programme 'Stacey Dooley Investigates: Fashion's Dirty Secrets' and I was actually very shocked… Continue reading Can we become more responsible in our making?
The Sewing Weekender is exactly what you imagine, a weekend full of sewing. But it offers even more and I've come home energised and even more excited about sewing!! The Sewing Weekender is organised by Kate & Rachel from 'The Foldline' and Charlotte from 'English Girl at Home'. The weekend is held at the Murray… Continue reading The Sewing Weekender 2018
I first made my Measure Twice, Cut Once ‘Henrietta’ swimsuit back in February, which you can read about here, and I was so surprised to find that it didn’t actually use up much fabric! I used some Lycra that was in my stash which I had 2m of and I wanted to put the leftovers… Continue reading Our Matching Family Swimwear