Product Reviews

A ‘first impressions’ review of my new Adjustoform dress form.

As a dressmaker, a crucial part of my sewing equipment is my dress form. Up until now I have been using a very old and battered dress form which came to me in fairly bad condition, second hand, several years ago. She has served me well over the years but recently decided that enough was… Continue reading A ‘first impressions’ review of my new Adjustoform dress form.

Bits and Bobs

A lovely day sewing on #sewsaturday at The Sewing Cafe in Hinckley

I’m guessing that a few of those of you reading this will already know about the Sew Saturday event that we have every year here in the U.K. If you are not familiar with it, it is an annual event, organised by Sew magazine, which enables us to celebrate our local bricks and mortar independent fabric… Continue reading A lovely day sewing on #sewsaturday at The Sewing Cafe in Hinckley

Pattern Reviews

The Shift Dress by The Avid Seamstress.

It’s such a pleasure to share with you today The Shift Dress – the brand new pattern launch from The Avid Seamstress I was so excited when I found out that I had the opportunity to be involved in this dress launch, as I had recently made The Day Dress by The Avid Seamstress and absolutely loved everything about it,… Continue reading The Shift Dress by The Avid Seamstress.

Pattern Reviews

The Avid Seamstress Day Dress Sewing Pattern Review

I am so excited to share with you my first blog post as part of the Minerva Crafts Blogging Network. I have recently written a couple of guest blogs for Minerva, but this is my first blog post as part of their Blogging Network. If you would like to read the full review with more… Continue reading The Avid Seamstress Day Dress Sewing Pattern Review