Another Black Friday grab, the Forsythe from French Navy has been on my radar for a while now. I have always wanted this pattern, but never felt I had the right fabric for it. So I re-purposed some Jersey stripe from Girl Charlee that was originally intended for my grunge dress that has failed to… Continue reading French Navy Forsythe
Yes the title says it all, another Kielo make! Named clothing are my go to pattern company, and my amount of Kielo’s are second to the amount of Inari’s I have (but no where near in number as I am Inari OBSESSED!) There was a lot of inspiration on the Instagram from a few different… Continue reading Yet Another Kielo: Basic Black Version.
I always like finding out how other sewers work, how they went through the thought process that bought them to a certain garment. Its a bit of a riddle like what came first, the chicken or the egg? Was it the pattern or was it the fabric. Usually with myself, it is the pattern leads… Continue reading Me Made: Oversized Smock Dress
Ready to Sew are one of my favourite pattern companies, including my recent purchase I have Seven of their patterns, and the Jude I have made a ridiculous amount of times. My latest purchase was with the release of the Jack cardigan. Oh what a perfect little cardi it is! I was so happy with… Continue reading Ready to Sew: Jamie x2
One thing I do love is a shirt dress. And what I love more than that is a Denim shirt dress. For a while I struggled to purchase Denim, in the end I was lucky enough to stumble upon some in my cheap shop. It was more of a chambray but had the diagonal weave… Continue reading Denim Shirt Dress: Simplicity 8014
When I went to the Great British Sewing Bee Live at the Excel (waaaay back last year) I got to meet some of the pattern creators, and discover some new ones too. One of these was Nina Lee. It was so nice meeting the people involved in these patterns, I think no one can be… Continue reading Made By Me: Nina Lee – Bloomsbury
I think that the DP Studios is one of those sewing pattern companies that just get me. I often feel slightly on the fringes of the sewing community. I tend to shy away from the endless tea dress patterns made up in gaudy floral prints, instead I opt for a muted palette and style that… Continue reading Pattern: DP Studios – Le 604