Pattern Reviews

‘The Blouse’ from The Avid Seamstress.

The latest release from The Avid Seamstress is another winner. I have previously enjoyed making her Shift Dress and Day Dress, and I knew from my experience with these that The Blouse was going to be a beauty to sew up. I was right. It is a simple classic design, and as you can see from the line drawings above… Continue reading ‘The Blouse’ from The Avid Seamstress.

Pattern Reviews

The Paola Turtleneck Tee.

Although the wonderful Summer that we were treated to may be over now, let’s face it, Autumn brings with it all sorts of loveliness – namely the opportunity to dig out your favourite comfy knits and snuggle up.   This is The Paola Turtleneck Tee from Named.  It’s a semi-fitted turtleneck, and an essential wardrobe builder.… Continue reading The Paola Turtleneck Tee.

Pattern Reviews

The Stella Hoodie from Tilly and the Buttons.

O.K, Summer might be over now,  but here’s a way to eek out those tropical vibes for the cooler months courtesy of the Tilly and the Buttons Stella Hoodie and this super cosy Jungle Flowers sweatshirt fabric which was very kindly sent to me to review from the online knit fabrics boutique Pin and Sew. This is the third… Continue reading The Stella Hoodie from Tilly and the Buttons.

Pattern Reviews

A Fabulous Floral Bomber Jacket – McCall’s M7100

How is it October already?  The first Monday of the month means that it is my turn to post a review on the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network, and this month I am happy to share with you a make that is a little different for me. It’s the McCall’s M7100 bomber jacket (I might mention here… Continue reading A Fabulous Floral Bomber Jacket – McCall’s M7100

Pattern Reviews

The Bea Blouse from Simply Sewing Magazine.

  I’m a little behind with this review. Originally made and photographed back in May, I had quite forgotten that I hadn’t got around to writing a blog post about it. This is the Bea Blouse, and it was the free pattern in issue 38 of Love Sewing Magazine, which I think was the January 2018… Continue reading The Bea Blouse from Simply Sewing Magazine.