Just lately I have been making an effort to sew more tops. Whilst I am a dress girl through and through, there is no getting away from the fact that it is freezing here (literally – the snow is falling as I type) and I just want to layer up in separates. Inspired by the… Continue reading The Mandy Boat Tee from Tessuti Patterns.
O.K, I know. Another Pattydoo Chloe dress. I just can’t help it, I love it so much! I recently made this as part of a contest entry over on the Pattern Review website and decided to mention it here as part of the #smyly2018 challenge. The idea of the #smyly2018 challenge is to make a garment that makes you… Continue reading My #smyly2018 dress – another Pattydoo Chloe dress!
It’s no secret that I absolutely love this sewing pattern. Almost as soon as Cocowawa Crafts released this pattern last Autumn I had snapped it up, downloaded the PDF and whipped up a couple of versions which you can take a look at here. During the #sewbrum sewing meet up last October, I decided that along with some… Continue reading Another Cocowawa Chestnut Sweater, with added bows!
Happy February everyone! A new month means a new Minerva Crafts Blogger Network post, and this time I am reviewing The Adele Dress which was the free pattern in issue 34 of Simply Sewing Magazine. I’m just giving you a little sneak peek here, but if you would like to read my full review with… Continue reading The Adele Dress
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.