Last Thursday saw the release of the new Pumpkin Cardigan and Cardi Dress from Cocowawa Crafts, and it could not have been timed better. The Pumpkin Cardigan and Dress is a comfortable cosy pattern for knit fabrics, and offers you the choice to make a cardigan or dress using your choice of necklines, sleeves and pockets. You… Continue reading My Cocowawa Crafts Pumpkin Dress
I continue to be a real fan of this company. Pattydoo provide great patterns at an incredibly low price that are well drafted for everyday wear, and are easy to make. The Marie Dress is no exception. This is a fairly recent addition to their pattern collection, and it’s beautiful. It is only available on their… Continue reading A Pattydoo Marie dress
Happy August everyone, and the beginning of the month means that it’s time to share with you my latest make for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network. As always my full review can be found using the link above, and this month I have been using this pretty 1″ check gingham which is available in 15 colours and… Continue reading A Gingham Burda 6401 with added embroidery.
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