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

Spring Sewing – New Look K6447

Sponsored content As the weather begins to warm up a touch and we're surrounded by daffodils, the promise of blossom on the trees and Easter just around the corner, it really is starting to feel like spring! Soon we'll be peeling off all of our winter layers and out will come our spring wardrobes. I've … Continue reading Spring Sewing – New Look K6447

Love Sewing Men’s T Shirt Hack – Plus Size Ladies Wear

Do you remember last year I stole the really simple Men's T Shirt Pattern from Love Sewing to make myself a new T Shirt for Pilates? It was so comfy and perfect once I'd folded the sleeves up a couple of times; I've worn it lots. Well I came back to it to make a … Continue reading Love Sewing Men’s T Shirt Hack – Plus Size Ladies Wear

Love Sewing Pyjamas

Issue 32 of Love Sewing was awash with lots of fantastic ideas for Christmas/Winter sewing and even in the ‘next issue teaser’ at the end of Issue 31, my eye was drawn to the free pyjama sewing pattern. I love my Learn to Sew with Lauren pyjama bottoms, however I really liked the fact that … Continue reading Love Sewing Pyjamas

Strapless Fishtail Dress

Some of you will know I changed jobs towards the end of the year. As well as taking this as an opportunity to add to my me made work wardrobe, I also had the fantastic  (read: barmy) idea to make my Christmas party dress. Regular followers of my Instagram feed will have been treated to … Continue reading Strapless Fishtail Dress

The Quest for the Perfect Trousers

I was always a little scared of tackling trousers - I had made a playsuit and pyjama bottoms (which, essentially cover the more technical aspect of trouser construction) but didn't feel confident making proper trousers. I thought I would be resigned to a life of dresses or ready to wear trousers until my friend Lynsey … Continue reading The Quest for the Perfect Trousers

The Epitomy of Smart Casual – The Grainline Morris Blazer

Sponsored content Does anyone else find that when you’re looking for something to wear, a cardi can sometimes be a bit too dressed down, but your blazer can feel a bit too dressed up? I do! I’d seen the Grainline Morris Blazer made up by a few different people and it felt like the answer…in … Continue reading The Epitomy of Smart Casual – The Grainline Morris Blazer