Forget Christmas jumpers, I’m a dress girl through and through. I have had this Simplicity New Look pattern since July, and just haven’t got around to using it. It came free with the July issue of Sew Style and Home and the style is right up my street. As usual there are a few variations… Continue reading Simplicity New Look 6262 Pattern Review – My Christmas Dress.
Alright, I know I am a little late to this party, but I have finally made my first Coco dress. I have wanted to try sewing with knits for a while now and decided that this would be the perfect pattern to start with. I picked up this medium weight knit fabric from a recent… Continue reading Tilly and the Buttons Coco Dress Pattern Review
Don’t panic, it’s nearly Christmas and you’re looking for a quick last minute gift idea – I’ve got your back. This is such a pretty and thoughtful way to gift a bottle of wine, it takes very little time to whip up and you may well have enough fabric in your left over stash pile… Continue reading Fabric Wine Bottle Bag Tutorial
The day I saw that Tilly and The Buttons had released a pinafore dress pattern was a great day for me. I had been trawling the internet for a decent pinafore pattern for a very long time and whilst I could find patterns with bibs and ‘skater’ style skirts I couldn’t find any with this… Continue reading Tilly and The Buttons Cleo Dress Pattern Review
December is here, which means it is time to think about putting the Christmas tree up and decorating the house. Several years ago I wanted to make some bunting to decorate our staircase, but didn’t want regular triangular bunting so I made some in the shape of Christmas trees. Each year they come out and… Continue reading Christmas Tree Bunting Garland Tutorial