This is an exciting blog post to share today – my review of the brand new sewing pattern from Cocowawa Crafts. I’m incredibly flattered to have been chosen as one of the pattern testers for the Honeycomb and when the design details came through I could not have been more delighted. It’s right up my street!… Continue reading My Cocowawa Crafts Honeycomb Dress
The beginning of the month means that I get to share with you my latest make for Minerva Crafts. For those unfamiliar, Minerva Crafts is a large online fabric and haberdashery retailer in the U.K and every month I am lucky enough to have the opportunity to sew up something using their lovely fabric, and write… Continue reading A Special McCalls M6706 Pleated Skirt
You know me – I love a good Instagram sewing challenge. This challenge has been organised by Mel from Handmade by Ditsy-Tulip and Atia from The Bright Blooms . If you follow me on Instagram you might have noticed that, as an ambassador for this challenge, I have mentioned it a few times on my stories. But… Continue reading My #alittlelawnparty entry – a Simplicity 2586 pattern review.
So this blog post contains something completely different from me -trousers! The #sewmystyle2018 challenge is run by Jessica and it encourages you to make 12 garments in 12 months. Of course you don’t have to make all of them – I personally am dipping in and out of this challenge only choosing the items that I feel… Continue reading My #sewmystyle2018 April entry – the Marigold trousers from Tilly and the Buttons.
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.
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.
I was very fortunate recently to have been sent a couple of sewing patterns from Simplicity New Look and am sharing with you today my thoughts on the first one. One of the things that swayed me to choose this pattern was the fact that there are options to make knit or woven dresses, and 4 different… Continue reading A Floral Simplicity New Look 6449