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
Time has really run away from me just lately and I have just realised that I did not blog about my Secret Valentine Swap experience last month. So, for those who are unfamiliar, this is a friendly crafting swap, organised by the amazing Sanae and Ute and I understand that this is the fifth year of it taking place.… Continue reading My Secret Valentine Exchange swap 2108.
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.
Just lately I have been making an effort to sew more tops. Whilst I am a dress girl through and through, there is no getting away from the fact that it is freezing here (literally – the snow is falling as I type) and I just want to layer up in separates. Inspired by the… Continue reading The Mandy Boat Tee from Tessuti Patterns.
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!