Pattern Reviews

A Tilly and the Buttons Delphine Skirt – the first of many.

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.

Pattern Reviews

My Cocowawa Crafts Pumpkin Dress

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

Bits and Bobs

The Sewing Weekender 2018

Kate, Rachel  and Charlotte have only gone and done it again. Let me set the scene. Imagine a gathering of one hundred sewing enthusiasts. Bring them together in the wonderful setting of Murray Edwards College in Cambridge. Provide them with a smashing Janome sewing machine to use, should they desire, or allow them to bring their own… Continue reading The Sewing Weekender 2018