Oh my goodness me, you know when you make something and are instantly planning your next. This is it. Although the warmer weather may have thrown a big spanner in the works now and delay me from making more until it turns cooler again as this is certainly a dress for when the temperatures aren’t… Continue reading My Tilly and the Buttons Freya Dress
This is an exciting blog post to share today – my review of the brand new sewing pattern from Cocowawa Crafts. I’m incredibly flattered to have been chosen as one of the pattern testers for the Honeycomb and when the design details came through I could not have been more delighted. It’s right up my street!… Continue reading My Cocowawa Crafts Honeycomb Dress
I am incredibly lucky to receive some wonderful work opportunities through writing this sewing blog, and a few months ago I was contacted by Figure Forms of Cape Town who told me all about their dressmaking mannequin business and in particular the Tailor’s Friend. A hugely important piece of equipment for any dressmaker, whether you are a… Continue reading A review of the Tailor’s Friend dress form from Figure Forms.
I feel very lucky to have recently been kindly sent the April subscription box from the French fabric and haberdashery store Craftine. Sewing subscription boxes are becoming increasingly popular, and I could not wait to receive the box and see what goodies were inside! So the boxes are sent over from France and they are issued… Continue reading A Review of the April Craftine subscription box and New Look 6302
The beginning of the month means that I get to share with you my latest make for Minerva Crafts. For those unfamiliar, Minerva Crafts is a large online fabric and haberdashery retailer in the U.K and every month I am lucky enough to have the opportunity to sew up something using their lovely fabric, and write… Continue reading A Special McCalls M6706 Pleated Skirt
You know me – I love a good Instagram sewing challenge. This challenge has been organised by Mel from Handmade by Ditsy-Tulip and Atia from The Bright Blooms . If you follow me on Instagram you might have noticed that, as an ambassador for this challenge, I have mentioned it a few times on my stories. But… Continue reading My #alittlelawnparty entry – a Simplicity 2586 pattern review.