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

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

Ahoy There! – The New Look 6483

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

The Perfect Bride to Be Present – The Kimono Robe

My friend is getting married very soon. We’ve been making lots of beautiful little details for the wedding (which I can’t show until after the wedding in case her mum or bridesmaids see what we’ve done for them!) and I wanted to make something for Becky for on the day. This was supposed to be … Continue reading The Perfect Bride to Be Present – The Kimono Robe

Gutermann Marrekesch Collection

​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

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