So it’s been a couple of weeks since I published a blog … and boy has it been a tough one ! I won’t go into details but my anxiety has been high and there’s lots of changes going on … but I feel stronger now and know it’s for the best. Sorry that’s vagueContinue reading “Watercolour Painting Update”
Author Archives: Megan Heffer
Supporting Small Businesses within the Sewing Community
So since the world has been in this weird place I’ve taken it upon myself to support small businesses … that basically means I’ve been shopping ! But I’ve tried my best to buy from wonderful small businesses, so I thought I would talk you through them and what I bought. When I visited TheContinue reading “Supporting Small Businesses within the Sewing Community”
Introduction to Dressmaking Zoom Workshops!
As you may have gathered from my blog and Instagram page … I’m a big fan of making my own clothes! I’ve sewn since I was a child, taking textiles at GCSE and then going onto study Art and Fashion at college. However for the last 3 years I’ve made countless pieces of clothing forContinue reading “Introduction to Dressmaking Zoom Workshops!”
Making a Macramé Wall Hanging
Macramé has been a craft that has always appealed to me … I love the simple, organic look which is created by all the knots. And since trying it for the first time with Zoe from Too Cute To Quit, when I made a beautiful plant hanger, I knew I had to do more. HoweverContinue reading “Making a Macramé Wall Hanging”
So as you may or may not have gathered …. Tilly and The Button’s wonderful patterns are my favourite! And as soon as I saw other amazing sewists making the Safiya Dungarees I knew I needed to make at least one pair for myself. I was particularly inspired by 2 versions – the first beingContinue reading “Safiya Dungarees”
The Sewing Weekender Online 2020
I’ve not been here much in the last few weeks as I just didn’t feel right posting sewing and craft content with all the amazing Black Lives Matter information being shared across social media. It is so much more important to spend time reading, learning and listening to the voices of Black people, so inContinue reading “The Sewing Weekender Online 2020”
Me Made May Round Up!
We made it !! At the beginning of May I pledged to take part in me made may by wearing handmade at least 5 days a week. I also wanted to use the month to assess my wardrobe and work out what I like wearing and what I need more of in my wardrobe! TheContinue reading “Me Made May Round Up!”
The All Well Workshop Box Top Pattern
I thought I would introduce you all to the All Well Workshop Box Top pattern … it’s a wonderful pattern that has so many amazing hacks to try. Just look at the artwork and Amy’s (one half of the team behind the business) styling of them! I’ve made 4 versions so far but I knowContinue reading “The All Well Workshop Box Top Pattern”
Me Made May
So it’s only a few days into Me Made May but I’m really loving taking part or the first proper time! In previous years I haven’t had enough me made garments to wear for the majority of a month or I’ve been at work multiple times a week where I have to wear a uniform.Continue reading “Me Made May”
Tilly’s Tabitha T-shirts!
Ok, I’m going to start this blog post by saying you need to make yourself a whole range of Tabitha T-shirts! But let me tell you why … First off the pattern is from Tilly and The Button’s newest book Make It Simple. It has a front piece, a back piece, sleeves and a neckband.Continue reading “Tilly’s Tabitha T-shirts!”