With the Festive season just around the corner, I am getting in the spirit of things by entering a fun competition that has been arranged by Tilly and the Buttons. The ‘Sew A Xmas Sweater’ challenge is to sew up and decorate any Tilly and the Buttons sewing pattern to wear during the holiday season. If you… Continue reading A Festive Tilly and the Buttons Frankie Baseball T-Shirt
It’s taken me way too long to make this Delphine skirt! I have had the book Love at First Stitch on my bookshelf for such a long time and whilst I have good intentions of making up all of the patterns, I clearly keep on getting distracted with other garments! This week it’s my turn to write… Continue reading A Tilly and the Buttons Delphine Skirt – the first of many.
I have been eyeing up this jumpsuit for ages, it’s an incredibly popular pattern which has been all over Instagram for quite some time now, and I finally got around to making it a couple of weeks ago. I wanted something special to wear to The Sewing Weekender recently, and decided that this could be the time to… Continue reading New Look 6446 Jumpsuit
There are lots of reasons why I am pleased to share with you this weeks blog. I am happy that I finally got around to making this pattern which I have been sitting on since it’s launch earlier on this year. It’s also very unusual for me to make two garments from the same pattern… Continue reading A Tale of Two Franki’s
A few weeks ago I noticed that Cocowawa Crafts had released a new sewing pattern. Several sewing bloggers that I love to follow on Instagram were sharing their pattern testing makes of this sweater and I knew that I really wanted one too! Now I am normally a dress kinda girl, but will admit to wearing… Continue reading The Chestnut Sweater by Cocowawa Crafts.
After admiring this pattern for some time now, I finally made my first (and second)! Sorbetto. A few months ago, Colette Patterns released an updated Sorbetto pattern. I understand that the original Sorbetto launched in 2011, with the intention of being a basic top to introduce fundamental sewing skills to all. Although I didn’t make… Continue reading My Colette Patterns Sorbetto Top
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