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A Festive Tilly and the Buttons Frankie Baseball T-Shirt

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

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.

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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 Originally made and photographed back in May, I had quite forgotten that I hadn’t got around to writing a blog post about it.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.

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A Fun Floral Piper Top from Christine Haynes Patterns.

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.

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Another Cocowawa Chestnut Sweater, with added bows!

  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!

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The Sunny Knit Top by Style Arc pattern review.

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.