It’s been a couple of years since we moved to our house, and bit by bit we are working our way through all the usual home improvements that will finally make it the home we are after. Painting has been our main focus lately, and we have just finished painting the dreaded hall, stairs and… Continue reading A Lined Faux Roman Blind Tutorial
Happy December everyone! The beginning of the month means that it is time to show you what I have been making over on the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network. This month I have made the Sew Over It Tulip Skirt. Rather than choose something smart and fancy for the Festive season, I opted for a skirt that… Continue reading A Winter Floral Sew Over It Tulip Skirt
So, November has rolled around again and that must mean that it is time to share with you my entry into the Instagram challenge the #cosycardichallenge The #cosycardichallenge is a fun annual event over on Instagram hosted by Amanda from I Sew Alot and Rachel and Nikki from The Stitch Sisters. To enter, you simply make a cardigan and… Continue reading The Lisbon Cardigan from Itch To Stitch.
The latest release from The Avid Seamstress is another winner. I have previously enjoyed making her Shift Dress and Day Dress, and I knew from my experience with these that The Blouse was going to be a beauty to sew up. I was right. It is a simple classic design, and as you can see from the line drawings above… Continue reading ‘The Blouse’ from The Avid Seamstress.
I have a bit of a thing for knee length skirts at the moment. Whilst I love them in warmer temperatures with bare legs, I also adore styling them with thick coloured tights when there’s a nip in the air. My latest make for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network is The Brumby Skirt from Megan Nielsen. It’s the prettiest… Continue reading An Autumn inspired Brumby Skirt
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.
Although the wonderful Summer that we were treated to may be over now, let’s face it, Autumn brings with it all sorts of loveliness – namely the opportunity to dig out your favourite comfy knits and snuggle up. This is The Paola Turtleneck Tee from Named. It’s a semi-fitted turtleneck, and an essential wardrobe builder.… Continue reading The Paola Turtleneck Tee.