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
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
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
My love for all things Pattydoo continues. Not only do they have a super range of sewing patterns, some written in English and some in German only, but they also have some great free patterns and this is one of them! Fortunately this is one of the patterns that you can print out in English… Continue reading My Pattydoo Milly reversible shopping bag
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.
Last weekend I was lucky enough to have attended the very first ‘Stitch Room Sewcial’ sewing get-together which was held at Loughborough University on June 15th and 16th. It was organised by Lucy and Anne , who I know have been planning this for a very long time, and was attended by a small number of wonderful sewing… Continue reading A wonderful sewing get-together at The Stitch Room Sewcial and another New Look 6302 Jacket
I’m just dropping by today to mention that my latest blog post for the Sewisfaction Blogger Team is now up on the Sewisfaction wesbite Although I won’t go into too much detail here, I would like to mention the pretty fabric which was kindly sent to me -what a fabulous colour and so perfect for Summer! It is… Continue reading My latest Sewisfaction Blogger Team post – The Fringe Dress from Chalk & Notch.