I’m quite sure that this isn’t the first Frankie baseball t-shirt that you’ve seen, and it probably won’t be the last. There was huge excitement in the sewing world when Tilly Walnes released ‘Stretch!’ in February, it is Tilly’s second book (her first is called ‘Love At First Stitch’), and this time she is writing… Continue reading Tilly and The Buttons Frankie Baseball T-Shirt pattern review.
Last Friday, myself and some other sewing bloggers were lucky enough to be invited along to visit the premises of Fashion Enter and Fashion Capital. It was a perfect opportunity to learn about a thriving ethical garment production factory, here in the U.K, which is also home to some incredible training and development facilities too. So, off I… Continue reading A ‘behind the seams’ factory tour with Fashion Enter.
Happy April everybody! As ever, the beginning of the month means that it’s time to share my latest make for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network. I already have 2 or 3 Coco’s , but really wanted a classic black and white striped version. On looking through the ponte roma fabrics on the Minerva Crafts website I… Continue reading A classic striped Tilly and the Buttons Coco Dress with a twist of lime.
Ok, today’s blog post is a little different. I’m going to give you my pattern review of Butterick B6380, which is the free pattern in this month’s Love Sewing magazine. This time however, I am also sharing with you my pics from the photo shoot that I had with Love Sewing, as I was thrilled to… Continue reading My Butterick B6380 ‘patterns by Gertie’ Tea Dress pattern review and photo shoot with Love Sewing Magazine.
I was very fortunate recently to have been sent a couple of sewing patterns from Simplicity New Look and am sharing with you today my thoughts on the first one. One of the things that swayed me to choose this pattern was the fact that there are options to make knit or woven dresses, and 4 different… Continue reading A Floral Simplicity New Look 6449
Time has really run away from me just lately and I have just realised that I did not blog about my Secret Valentine Swap experience last month. So, for those who are unfamiliar, this is a friendly crafting swap, organised by the amazing Sanae and Ute and I understand that this is the fifth year of it taking place.… Continue reading My Secret Valentine Exchange swap 2108.
Happy March! The beginning of the month means that it is time to direct you to the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network if you would like to read my thoughts on this fun floral Piper Top from Christine Haynes Patterns. It’s another quick, easy to sew jersey top, this time with a funnel neck, and without giving too… Continue reading A Fun Floral Piper Top from Christine Haynes Patterns.