New Look 6447 Knit Dress

After the success of the first New Look 6447 I made back in the spring, I had to make another! I loved the fit of the bodice, with its separate waist piece, and this paired with the pencil skirt gave a classic hourglass silhouette; it is so very flattering and I felt so special wearing … Continue reading New Look 6447 Knit Dress

My New eBook: Chocolate 

Off the back of the huge success of Baking With Kids, which was released in July and had you downloading in your droves, the next free eBook for you all to enjoy has a distinct cocoa theme...and is aptly named! Download your copy here Chocolate is jam packed full of delicious cake and tray bake … Continue reading My New eBook: Chocolate 

Channelling My Inner Bardot.. 

You know that moment when you end up panic speed sewing the night before you're due to go out...? Yes, that one. You fly home, with your scribbled doodles that you sketched during a conference call, ready to swing into action the moment you set foot in the house. Many of us sewists have been … Continue reading Channelling My Inner Bardot.. 

Raspberry and Chocolate Muffins

I don’t know about you but I love the pairing of raspberry and chocolate – the slight sharpness of the raspberries being offset against the smooth, sweet creaminess of the chocolate. Put them in a cake and you’ve got a delicious combination. Put them in my World Famous Muffin recipe and you’ve got an absolute … Continue reading Raspberry and Chocolate Muffins

The Ten Commandments Of Sewing With Jersey

I began sewing with jersey pretty soon after I started sewing. When I looked at my own (ready to wear) wardrobe, I had a lot of jersey items and loved the fit and comfort so it seemed the obvious choice to sew with (I'm also not a huge fan of ironing so anything easy wear … Continue reading The Ten Commandments Of Sewing With Jersey

Chocolate Cheesecake

This chocolate cheesecake feels entirely decadent. With a crumbly biscuit base, deliciously sweet and creamy chocolate cheesecake filling, and topped with a lattice of drizzled white and dark chocolate you’ll struggle to stop at just one slice. This is the perfect pudding to share with friends…or not to share at all! To make your own, … Continue reading Chocolate Cheesecake

Short Girl Problems: Altering Trouser Patterns

It's no secret I love my first pair of Marigold trousers...yes, despite the MC Hammer debacle (!!) There's still a little summer left and I was keen to have a pair of light trousers to see me through to Autumn. So the Marigold Trousers are back for a second showing and are less deep seated … Continue reading Short Girl Problems: Altering Trouser Patterns