Last weekend I was lucky enough to have attended the very first ‘Stitch Room Sewcial’ sewing get-together which was held at Loughborough University on June 15th and 16th. It was organised by Lucy and Anne , who I know have been planning this for a very long time, and was attended by a small number of wonderful sewing… Continue reading A wonderful sewing get-together at The Stitch Room Sewcial and another New Look 6302 Jacket
I am so very lucky to have been gifted a couple of sewing patterns recently from Simplicity New Look and this is my review of the second. (the other review is for New Look 6449 and can be found here). I first spotted this pattern last October during the #sewbrum meet up when a lady next to… Continue reading Simplicity New Look 6533 babydoll dress pattern review.
If ‘Me Made May’ has taught me anything, it is that my handmade wardrobe is huge, lovely, but isn’t very well planned and often doesn’t work together. For those not familiar, #mmmay18 is an Instagram challenge which offers you the opportunity to wear handmade clothes during the month and possibly use it as a chance… Continue reading A review of ‘Sewing Your Dream Wardrobe’ by Athina Kakou.
I’m just dropping by today to mention that my latest blog post for the Sewisfaction Blogger Team is now up on the Sewisfaction wesbite Although I won’t go into too much detail here, I would like to mention the pretty fabric which was kindly sent to me -what a fabulous colour and so perfect for Summer! It is… Continue reading My latest Sewisfaction Blogger Team post – The Fringe Dress from Chalk & Notch.
The beginning of the month means that it is time to share with you the link to my latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network make. This month it is this McCalls M7406 wrap dress. This is the first time that I have made a wrap dress, what took me so long? Its pretty, feminine and flattering, and I… Continue reading My McCalls M7406 Wrap Dress – my latest #MCBN make and my #sewtogetherforsummer entry
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