Happy New Year! I do hope that you are all feeling rested after the Christmas break and are ready for everything that 2019 will bring. My January make for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network is The Meridan Knit Dress from Sew To Grow. It’s a cute knit dress with an elasticated waist which I chose to wear… Continue reading The Sew To Grow Meridan Knit Dress
Hi all, this week you have ‘two for the price of one’ as I am talking about tops AND trousers today. The Persephone Pants from Anna Allen Clothing are something that I have had my eye on since the Summer. Almost on a daily basis I have been swooning over all the fabulous versions of these trousers… Continue reading The Persephone Pants and a Freya Top
Wendy Ward recently released her third book – A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing with Knitted Fabrics. I was really impressed with all of the reviews that I had read, and was overjoyed to win myself a copy as a competition prize ran by the lovely guys at Girl Charlee UK. The book contains the pattern pieces to… Continue reading My Striped Peak T-shirt Dress
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.
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.
When browsing back through the archives on my blog I realised that it has been a year since I last made a Coco dress . My final thoughts after my last Coco were that I would like to make it in a striped ponte fabric. Voila! I have had this navy and white striped ponte roma… Continue reading A Breton striped Tilly and The Buttons Coco dress.