A few weeks ago I noticed that Cocowawa Crafts had released a new sewing pattern. Several sewing bloggers that I love to follow on Instagram were sharing their pattern testing makes of this sweater and I knew that I really wanted one too! Now I am normally a dress kinda girl, but will admit to wearing… Continue reading The Chestnut Sweater by Cocowawa Crafts.
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
Refashioning is something that I haven’t really given much thought to before, I’m slightly ashamed to admit. This Summer whilst attending The Sewing Weekender I was so chuffed to hear Portia Lawrie speaking. Firstly because she had just won The Dressmaker of the Year title with an incredible jacket made from old jeans and I… Continue reading My entry into #therefashioners2017 #suitsyou challenge – New Look 6509
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
You know me, I can’t resist a good old Instagram sewing challenge. I just can’t help myself, and when I noticed that Amanda, Nikki and Rachel were hosting a cosy cardi challenge this Autumn I simply could not ignore it! The pattern I chose to use is The Cocoon Cardigan by Canadian pattern company Jalie Patterns. I have had my eye on… Continue reading my #cosycardichallenge entry – The Cocoon Cardigan by Jalie Patterns
Just a quick one today to let you know that it’s my turn again to share with you what I have made for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network, and this month it’s something a little different for me – a jumper! Do head on over here to read my full review and take a look at lots more… Continue reading My Snuggly Simplicity 8089
There’s not a great deal to say about this pattern that hasn’t already been said I feel, but it is finally my turn to see what all the fuss is about with The Agnes top. I picked up the pattern from Sew Crafty recently when they had a 50% sale on patterns. At the moment I am trying… Continue reading A Tilly and the Buttons Agnes Top