Some lovely sunny weather here in the U.K lately has really put me in the mood for Summer. I feel that a kimono is a really useful part of my Summer wardrobe, I own several and have made a couple ( if you are interested to see my review of another Simplicity kimono please click here).… Continue reading Simplicity 1108 Kimono Sewing Pattern Review.
A couple of months ago there was a flurry of excitement as 3 beauties that I follow on Instagram announced that they were launching a Summer shirtdress sewing challenge. Sarah from @sewsarahsmith, Suzy from @sewing_in_spain and Monika from @rocco.sienna had decided to come together to share their love of shirtdresses and host a friendly challenge to sew a shirtdress in… Continue reading My #sewtogetherforsummer #vintagepledge Shirtdress.
I am so excited to share with you my first blog post as part of the Minerva Crafts Blogging Network. I have recently written a couple of guest blogs for Minerva, but this is my first blog post as part of their Blogging Network. If you would like to read the full review with more… Continue reading The Avid Seamstress Day Dress Sewing Pattern Review
O.k I know, I am a little late to this party. The Emery Dress is an incredibly popular dress in the sewing community, and for good reason. It’s a classic shape, slightly vintage inspired, and has a fitted fully lined bodice and full skirt. I have owned this pattern for several months now and have… Continue reading Christine Haynes Emery Dress with Tie Sleeves Hack Sewing Pattern Review.
A few weeks ago I was thrilled to be accepted by Kommatia Patterns as a pattern tester for this gorgeous simple jersey v-neck top. I thoroughly enjoyed the process, and can’t wait to share this with you today. This pattern is a very comfy relaxed t-shirt, with a v-neck, breast pocket and turn up… Continue reading Kommatia Patterns T003 Jersey Top Sewing Pattern Review
It’s been a while since I last made a skirt, and since this Sewaholic pattern is on my #2017makenine list and the warmer weather is coming, I thought it was about time that I made it. It is the first time I have made a Sewaholic pattern. I purchased this several months ago from The… Continue reading Sewaholic Crescent Skirt Pattern Review
If you’re after a really quick and easy ‘throw over the head’ Summer dress project then read on… I was very lucky to be given the choice of a couple of McCall sewing patterns recently as a prize from the lovely Kate and Rachel at The Fold Line. Thank you so much guys! If you haven’t… Continue reading McCall M7530 Sewing Pattern Review