I was asked by SewWardrobe in Ashby De la Zouch to review their fabrics and independent patterns. You can find the blog post here.
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
The Bettine is a great beginner dress pattern, however I came to it a little later. I made my first from floral viscose fabric which has been a great dress for there hot summer days. I always wanted to copy the denim version that's on the pattern packet for a casual dress. The Supplies: When… Continue reading Tilly and the Buttons – Bettine dress
I've always wanted to have a jumpsuit and after making my faux jumpsuit using the Sew Over It Ultimate Culottes and the True Bias Ogden Cami, the Tilly and the Buttons 'Marigold' jumped to the top of my 'to sew' list. I live in the Midlands and when listening to the Stitchers Brew podcast I… Continue reading Tilly and the Buttons – Marigold jumpsuit
This pattern came free with the June edition of Love Sewing Magazine and I was instantly excited to make version D. It's not a style of dress I have ever worn before but with my summer holidays coming up I thought it was be a perfect dress for the warm evenings. The Supplies: I saw… Continue reading McCalls M7543
This year was the first time I have participated in Me Made May. My handmade wardrobe has really grown in the last year and this was the first time I felt that I could get through the whole month wearing me mades. My pledge was to wear at least 1 handmade garment everyday and attempt… Continue reading My first #MMMay18
As I come into the last third of May, my first Me-Made May, I'm getting more and more excited about my handmade wardrobe. It's a great feeling getting dressed in the morning, its a confidence boost knowing that I can make clothes that can be worn everyday!! I've also really enjoyed looking each day on… Continue reading #MMMay18 Week 4
Watching the last series of Great British Sewing Bee, my husband spotted the men's cycling top and asked for one straight way. When I got the book and found the pattern included his requests increased. But I admit, I was nervous about this make and put it off for almost 2 years. But as my… Continue reading GBSB Men’s Cycling Top
Week 3 of Me-Made May and I'm enjoying working my way through my handmade wardrobe. It's making me pick out those garments that are often overlooked. 14th May: I thought I would start the week off which something I don't 100% love and overlook when I pick out my clothes in the morning. I made… Continue reading #MMMay18 Week 3
I have written a guest post over at Material Girl Laura about my Sew Over It 'Doris' dress. Please go and check it out. Small clue.... I love it!!