Pattern Reviews

A Breton striped Tilly and The Buttons Coco dress.

When browsing back through the archives on my blog I realised that it has been a year since I last made a Coco dress  . My final thoughts after my last Coco were that I would like to make it in a striped ponte fabric. Voila! I have had this navy and white striped ponte roma… Continue reading A Breton striped Tilly and The Buttons Coco dress.

Pattern Reviews

The Chestnut Sweater by Cocowawa Crafts.

A few weeks ago I noticed that Cocowawa Crafts  had released a new sewing pattern. Several sewing bloggers that I love to follow on Instagram were sharing their pattern testing makes of this sweater and I knew that I really wanted one too! Now I am normally a dress kinda girl, but will admit to wearing… Continue reading The Chestnut Sweater by Cocowawa Crafts.

Pattern Reviews

McCalls M7561 stripe knit dress pattern review

  It’s the beginning of the month again which means that it’s time to share with you my latest make for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network and this month it’s this gorgeous knit dress – McCalls M7561. Do head on over to Minerva Crafts using the link above to see lots more pics and read all about… Continue reading McCalls M7561 stripe knit dress pattern review

Product Reviews

A ‘first impressions’ review of my new Adjustoform dress form.

As a dressmaker, a crucial part of my sewing equipment is my dress form. Up until now I have been using a very old and battered dress form which came to me in fairly bad condition, second hand, several years ago. She has served me well over the years but recently decided that enough was… Continue reading A ‘first impressions’ review of my new Adjustoform dress form.