Happy New Year! I do hope that you are all feeling rested after the Christmas break and are ready for everything that 2019 will bring. My January make for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network is The Meridan Knit Dress from Sew To Grow. It’s a cute knit dress with an elasticated waist which I chose to wear… Continue reading The Sew To Grow Meridan Knit Dress
Wendy Ward recently released her third book – A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing with Knitted Fabrics. I was really impressed with all of the reviews that I had read, and was overjoyed to win myself a copy as a competition prize ran by the lovely guys at Girl Charlee UK. The book contains the pattern pieces to… Continue reading My Striped Peak T-shirt Dress
I am a huge fan of this sewing pattern, and have made several versions before (using scuba), which I have blogged about on previous posts. The reason that I am sharing another one with you, is that I am celebrating the launch of a new online knit fabrics boutique, Pin and Sew , by making up… Continue reading Another Pattydoo Chloe Dress.
Pattern testing is becoming something that I have really been enjoying just lately, and I was more than thrilled to be accepted as part of the pattern testing team for Nina Lee recently. Nina Lee is an independent pattern company based in London, and has an impressive range of patterns including dresses, tops, trousers and pyjamas which… Continue reading The Mayfair Dress from Nina Lee and a pattern giveaway
I admit it, I cannot resist a blue floral dress fabric. But really, this fabric could not be ignored could it? It’s a medium weight stretch jersey knit with the most incredible bright orange and pink flowers. It’s hard to see the true beauty of the blue colour – but it’s somewhere between a navy and… Continue reading The Out and About Dress from Sew Caroline
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.
So this blog post contains something completely different from me -trousers! The #sewmystyle2018 challenge is run by Jessica and it encourages you to make 12 garments in 12 months. Of course you don’t have to make all of them – I personally am dipping in and out of this challenge only choosing the items that I feel… Continue reading My #sewmystyle2018 April entry – the Marigold trousers from Tilly and the Buttons.