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
Once, Long ago – I bought the Darling ranges from Megan Neilson. I had loved the Sudley so much I knew I would love this dress too. Unfortunately, my first attempt with a cute plaid was a complete fail – I needed to add extra to the bust but I didn’t, and it went no… Continue reading Made By Me: The Grey Darling – Megan Neilson
Inari by named clothing, to me, is one of the best patterns ever. Not only do you get such a simple, sleek dress and top, but you can also hack this pattern every which way. If you want to introduce someone to sewing, this is that pattern. Not only is it quick and easy, but… Continue reading Hack: Inari to Basic Tee
Thank god for Black Friday sales. Honestly It has taken a significant chunk out of my future buys list that weekend. This pattern being one of them that has lingered on their for a while. I bought this along with both versions of the Toaster jumper. Both of which I cant wait to make. This… Continue reading Made By Me: Sew House 7 – Bridgetown Backless
When the Kalle was first launched it was probably the most near perfect pattern. I loved it. But I longed for a sleeve hack. The original Kalle sleeve as is, was far too short for me. I tend to wear them layered under cardigans I even asked my beautiful Instagram community for help for a… Continue reading Kalle Shirt Dress – LONG SLEEVES!
Disclaimer: This is about my sewing experience and favourite patterns, compiled from about a year and a half of serious sewing. All patterns on this list have been made by me at least once and are in my pattern collection. I have a pile of newer patterns to try out, so a follow up in… Continue reading My Top 10 Patterns – Part 1: 10 – 6
This is quite an important post as I feel like my sewing has come full circle. Back when I started sewing, one thing I desperately wanted to make was a shirt dress. I had been inspired by a Gothic looking dress online, one that a) didn’t do my size and b) even if they did… Continue reading Made By Me: Pauline Alice – Camí dress