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

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

Visiting Guthrie & Ghani 

Take one incredibly talented sewist, put her in the first series of what would become cult viewing on the BBC, The Great British Sewing Bee, and the rest is history. Now Lauren Guthrie has a beautiful shop in Birmingham, selling lots of gorgeous fabrics and offering workshops for other sewists to perfect their skills; not … Continue reading Visiting Guthrie & Ghani 

Perfecting Your Me Made Wardrobe…Get Your Free Planner Here

CLAIM YOUR FREE PLANNER HERE Many of us are now reaching for our sewing machines to create the perfect wardrobe. Gone are the days where we're having to battle the high streets with the masses or settle for less than perfectly fitting clothes. A me made wardrobe is the perfect way to have well fitting, … Continue reading Perfecting Your Me Made Wardrobe…Get Your Free Planner Here

Another Take on Simplicity 8041…But in Blouse Form

I had lots of fun making my Simplicity 8041 dress (head on over here for the review) and in particular enjoyed trying it on at various stages during the construction. Playing around I put it on back to front and really liked the gathered front (although as it happened this didn't work in practice and … Continue reading Another Take on Simplicity 8041…But in Blouse Form