It’s the beginning of the month again which means that it’s time to share with you my latest make for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network and this month it’s this gorgeous knit dress – McCalls M7561. Do head on over to Minerva Crafts using the link above to see lots more pics and read all about… Continue reading McCalls M7561 stripe knit dress pattern review
Saturday 28th October 2017 is a date that has been eagerly anticipated by a great deal of the sewing community in the U.K It was the date of the annual ‘Sew Brum’ sewing meet-up organised by the wonderful Charlotte from English Girl At Home and as it’s name suggests it is a friendly gathering in Birmingham of… Continue reading A lovely day out at #sewbrum
It is very much ‘that’ time of the year now in England when there is no denying that Autumn is well and truly here. It’s cold, I want the heating on and most of my fabric shopping now is now cosy corduroys, soft jerseys and snuggly sweatshirting. My Tilly and the Buttons Cleo pattern is… Continue reading A Spotty Tilly and the Buttons Cleo Dress
Being part of the blogger team at Sewisfaction is a huge honour and great pleasure, but so much of sewing blogging is spent working and communicating online from home. So recently the lovely Sheona, who most of you will know as the owner of fabric and haberdashery shop Sewisfaction, arranged a little get-together for the… Continue reading A lovely day out at Sewisfaction
I was really pleased when I heard that Simplicity New Look were holding another sewing challenge. To celebrate 90 years of creative sewing they launched a competition for all to create and share an item of clothing from a choice of 5 patterns. I loved pattern 8383 the most, but as this pattern was for… Continue reading Simplicity 8342 Summer Sewing Challenge Entry.
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
Just a quick ‘heads up’ that my latest blog for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network is now up and features one of my favourite sewing patterns – the Tilly and the Buttons Bettine Dress. Do head on over to the Minerva Craft Blogger Network where you can read my full review and check out my… Continue reading My Tilly and the Buttons Bettine Dress for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network #MCBN