I’m a little behind with this review. Originally made and photographed back in May, I had quite forgotten that I hadn’t got around to writing a blog post about it. This is the Bea Blouse, and it was the free pattern in issue 38 of Love Sewing Magazine, which I think was the January 2018… Continue reading The Bea Blouse from Simply Sewing Magazine.
Happy Monday! Time for another blog post, and this week I am sharing with you my completed #2018makenine makes. For those not familiar, the yearly ‘make nine’ challenge is a friendly and gentle challenge to yourself to create a list of nine items that you would like to make during the year. They can be… Continue reading My #2018makenine makes.
I have been eyeing up this jumpsuit for ages, it’s an incredibly popular pattern which has been all over Instagram for quite some time now, and I finally got around to making it a couple of weeks ago. I wanted something special to wear to The Sewing Weekender recently, and decided that this could be the time to… Continue reading New Look 6446 Jumpsuit
Although dresses will always be my first love, I am stepping a little out of my comfort zone just lately and have recently made my first pair of culottes. Driven by all the great images of culottes that I have seen over the past few months I have finally given it a go, and couldn’t… Continue reading Some Swishy Butterick B6178 Culottes
Kate, Rachel and Charlotte have only gone and done it again. Let me set the scene. Imagine a gathering of one hundred sewing enthusiasts. Bring them together in the wonderful setting of Murray Edwards College in Cambridge. Provide them with a smashing Janome sewing machine to use, should they desire, or allow them to bring their own… Continue reading The Sewing Weekender 2018
I continue to be a real fan of this company. Pattydoo provide great patterns at an incredibly low price that are well drafted for everyday wear, and are easy to make. The Marie Dress is no exception. This is a fairly recent addition to their pattern collection, and it’s beautiful. It is only available on their… Continue reading A Pattydoo Marie dress
There are lots of reasons why I am pleased to share with you this weeks blog. I am happy that I finally got around to making this pattern which I have been sitting on since it’s launch earlier on this year. It’s also very unusual for me to make two garments from the same pattern… Continue reading A Tale of Two Franki’s