Pattern Reviews

My entry into #therefashioners2017 #suitsyou challenge – New Look 6509

Refashioning is something that I haven’t really given much thought to before, I’m slightly ashamed to admit. This Summer whilst attending The Sewing Weekender I was so chuffed to hear Portia Lawrie speaking. Firstly because she had just won The Dressmaker of the Year title with an incredible jacket made from old jeans and I… Continue reading My entry into #therefashioners2017 #suitsyou challenge – New Look 6509

Bits and Bobs

A lovely day sewing on #sewsaturday at The Sewing Cafe in Hinckley

I’m guessing that a few of those of you reading this will already know about the Sew Saturday event that we have every year here in the U.K. If you are not familiar with it, it is an annual event, organised by Sew magazine, which enables us to celebrate our local bricks and mortar independent fabric… Continue reading A lovely day sewing on #sewsaturday at The Sewing Cafe in Hinckley

Pattern Reviews

My latest Sewisfaction Blogger Team post – The Pattydoo Chloe Dress

Just a quick one today, as I thought you might like to see my latest make as part of the Sewisfaction Blogger Team. It’s the Chloe dress from German pattern designers Pattydoo, made in this adorable scuba fabric, and I am seriously in love with it! Do head on over to the Sewisfaction blog using the… Continue reading My latest Sewisfaction Blogger Team post – The Pattydoo Chloe Dress

Pattern Reviews

my #cosycardichallenge entry – The Cocoon Cardigan by Jalie Patterns

You know me, I can’t resist a good old Instagram sewing challenge. I just can’t help myself, and when I noticed that Amanda, Nikki and Rachel were hosting a cosy cardi challenge this Autumn I simply could not ignore it! The pattern I chose to use is The Cocoon Cardigan by Canadian pattern company Jalie Patterns. I have had my eye on… Continue reading my #cosycardichallenge entry – The Cocoon Cardigan by Jalie Patterns