Pattern Reviews

My #smyly2018 dress – another Pattydoo Chloe dress!

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!

Pattern Reviews

Another Cocowawa Chestnut Sweater, with added bows!

  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!

Pattern Reviews

My #sewmystyle2018 entry – The Sunny Dress by Friday Pattern Co.

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.

Pattern Reviews

My Vogue V1392 off the shoulder dress pattern review for Sewing World magazine.

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.

Pattern Reviews

The Sunny Knit Top by Style Arc pattern review.

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.