I’m not really a fan of New Year resolutions, but this year as part of my #2018makenine list I am going to try to sew more patterns using independent pattern companies – especially those I have never tried before. The perfect opportunity to get this off and running is the January project from the #sewmystyle2018… Continue reading My #sewmystyle2018 entry – The Sunny Dress by Friday Pattern Co.
I have been bursting to share this dress make with you since last August! I was kindly approached by Minerva Crafts who asked if I would be interested in working with them in reviewing a pattern for Sewing World magazine. Of course I jumped at the chance, and as it was such an amazing opportunity, I wanted the… Continue reading My Vogue V1392 off the shoulder dress pattern review for Sewing World magazine.
I’m trying to add a few cosy jumpers to my handmade wardrobe this Winter. Whilst I love wearing dresses, when the weather is really cold I love my jeans and jumper combo and had noticed that I definitely needed more ‘me made’ items in this area. This is the first time I have used a Style… Continue reading The Sunny Knit Top by Style Arc pattern review.
Just lately I have been taking extra time to try to make my sewing projects as pretty on the inside as they are on the outside. In order to enjoy the whole sewing process more I have decided to slow down a little, pop on a sewing podcast whilst I sew (which has significantly… Continue reading Pretty woven clothing labels from Dutch Label Shops.
Hi everyone and Happy New Year to you all! I just wanted to let you know that my latest post as part of the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network is now up on their website. It’s the Burda 7148 sweatshirt dress and is perfect for this cold start to 2018. I used a gorgeous loop-back sweatshirt… Continue reading My latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network make – a cosy Burda 7148 sweatshirt dress.