With the Festive season just around the corner, I am getting in the spirit of things by entering a fun competition that has been arranged by Tilly and the Buttons. The ‘Sew A Xmas Sweater’ challenge is to sew up and decorate any Tilly and the Buttons sewing pattern to wear during the holiday season. If you… Continue reading A Festive Tilly and the Buttons Frankie Baseball T-Shirt
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.
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 Originally made and photographed back in May, I had quite forgotten that I hadn’t got around to writing a blog post about it.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.
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.
It’s no secret that I absolutely love this sewing pattern. Almost as soon as Cocowawa Crafts released this pattern last Autumn I had snapped it up, downloaded the PDF and whipped up a couple of versions which you can take a look at here. During the #sewbrum sewing meet up last October, I decided that along with some… Continue reading Another Cocowawa Chestnut Sweater, with added bows!
I’m trying to add a few cosy jumpers to my handmade wardrobe this Winter. Whilst I love wearing dresses, when the weather is really cold I love my jeans and jumper combo and had noticed that I definitely needed more ‘me made’ items in this area. This is the first time I have used a Style… Continue reading The Sunny Knit Top by Style Arc pattern review.