Pattern Reviews

A classic striped Tilly and the Buttons Coco Dress with a twist of lime.

Happy April everybody! As ever, the beginning of the month means that it’s time to share my latest make for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network. I already have 2 or 3 Coco’s , but really wanted a classic black and white striped version. On looking through the ponte roma fabrics on the Minerva Crafts website I… Continue reading A classic striped Tilly and the Buttons Coco Dress with a twist of lime.

Pattern Reviews

My Butterick B6380 ‘patterns by Gertie’ Tea Dress pattern review and photo shoot with Love Sewing Magazine.

  Ok, today’s blog post is a little different. I’m going to give you my pattern review of Butterick B6380, which is the free pattern in this month’s Love Sewing magazine. This time however, I am also sharing with you my pics from the photo shoot that I had with Love Sewing, as I was thrilled to… Continue reading My Butterick B6380 ‘patterns by Gertie’ Tea Dress pattern review and photo shoot with Love Sewing Magazine.

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A Fun Floral Piper Top from Christine Haynes Patterns.

Happy March! The beginning of the month means that it is time to direct you to the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network if you would like to read my thoughts on this fun floral Piper Top from Christine Haynes Patterns. It’s another quick, easy to sew jersey top, this time with a funnel neck, and without giving too… Continue reading A Fun Floral Piper Top from Christine Haynes Patterns.

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My #smyly2018 dress – another Pattydoo Chloe dress!

O.K, I know. Another Pattydoo Chloe dress. I just can’t help it, I love it so much! I recently made this as part of a contest entry over on the Pattern Review website and decided to mention it here as part of the #smyly2018 challenge. The idea of the #smyly2018 challenge is to make a garment that makes you… Continue reading My #smyly2018 dress – another Pattydoo Chloe dress!

Pattern Reviews

My #sewmystyle2018 entry – The Sunny Dress by Friday Pattern Co.

I’m not really a fan of New Year resolutions, but this year as part of my #2018makenine list I am going to try to sew more patterns using independent pattern companies – especially those I have never tried before. The perfect opportunity to get this off and running is the  January project from the #sewmystyle2018… Continue reading My #sewmystyle2018 entry – The Sunny Dress by Friday Pattern Co.