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”
Category Archives: Dressmaking
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”
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!”
My Indigo Dress
You’ll start to learn that I’m a massive Tilly and the Buttons fan … I love their patterns and when the Indigo dress was released I was so excited! Gathered waist dresses always draw my attention and the interesting features of the Indigo made it just that little bit different. I bought the pattern straightContinue reading “My Indigo Dress”
My Handmade Coat !
Last autumn I decided I needed a new winter coat … I bought a snuggly rust orange puffa coat which I have lived in ever since. However there have been a few occasions when I really needed a smarter coat that is still warm but just looks that bit classier. So I tried on aContinue reading “My Handmade Coat !”
My favourite pattern of 2019
Last year was most definitely a year of ruffles in my wardrobe (and let’s be honest it’s going to continue in 2020!). I think I first saw the Mira dress by Fibre Mood on Instagram, I remember seeing Self Assembly Required’s beautiful version and knew it was one I needed to make !So I headedContinue reading “My favourite pattern of 2019”
2020 Plans …
This year I’ve decided not to do a make nine as last year the 9 garments that I chose weren’t really practical makes! And by the end of 2019 they weren’t my style … so all in all it didn’t work that well! So this year I’m going to choose a few garments along withContinue reading “2020 Plans …”
My Cleo Collection
Eeek here goes! My first blog … I thought I would start with something I know! My most made pattern, the cleo dungaree dress from Tilly and the Buttons! I’ve made 8 for myself plus 2 as gifts for my sisters, it was also the first proper involved make I tried. You’ll soon learn hereContinue reading “My Cleo Collection”