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
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..
If you’re looking for an easy wear, pull on tank for this summer, I may have just found it in the New Look 6483. I was drawn to the different views of this pattern, and in particular view C, which features slightly cut away shoulders; the silhouette looked really pretty, although the range of styles … Continue reading Ahoy There! – The New Look 6483
Sponsored Content I love a happy post day...receiving the Marrekesch Collection swatch book from the lovely people at Gutermann recently was great to get home to. Leafing through sample after sample of beautifully busy prints and bold, rich colours took me from my own living room to Morocco. Using a palette of navy, pale pink … Continue reading Gutermann Marrekesch Collection
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
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
Finally, I’m making up my second pattern from the Sewing Weekender. I was so pleased that Tilly bought lots of lovely patterns with her when she was one of the fabulous guest speakers on the Sunday, and I’m amazed I managed to stop myself after picking up two (you can read my review of the … Continue reading Tilly and The Buttons Agnes Top