Everything You Need To Know When You’re Learning To Sew

It's great to see so many people become inspired by programmes like The Great British Sewing Bee and the lovely sewing community on Instagram and Facebook. More people than ever are dusting off (or investing in) their sewing machine and buying beautiful fabrics to begin their journey on the quest to build their me-made wardrobes. … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know When You’re Learning To Sew

Sew Over It Shirt Dress – Sew Together For Summer

I love a good challenge and Monika of Rocco Sienna, Sarah of Sew Sarah Smith and Suzy of Sewing in Spain have not let us down with this one. The challenge: sew a shirt dress of our choice for summer and post it before midsummers day (21 June) - love it! Earlier this year I bought the Sew … Continue reading Sew Over It Shirt Dress – Sew Together For Summer

Orange and Raspberry Muffins

Take a light, spongy muffin, add the citrussy tang of deliciously sweet oranges and the equally tangy sweetness of raspberries and you have another of my favourite combinations for Summer. The flavours complement each other really well - hopefully when you've made them you'll love them as much as I do. Here's how to make … Continue reading Orange and Raspberry Muffins

Curly Wurly Cupcakes

Beautifully light chocolate sponge cupcakes, piped with deliciously creamy chocolate buttercream and topped with a piece of Curly Wurly. They sound pretty good don’t they? Let me tell you, they taste as good as they sound. They’re the perfect cake for parties and they will be enjoyed by big and little kids alike (the bigger … Continue reading Curly Wurly Cupcakes

Tilly and The Buttons Marigold Trousers

Sponsored content We're getting closer to spring and summer and I thought it was time to start making clothes to suit the beautiful summer I'm hoping for. Last year, I seemed to wear my jeans far too often (needs must to hide my lily white legs) so this year I thought it was time for … Continue reading Tilly and The Buttons Marigold Trousers