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!
I am very good at storage: this means that if you open my wardrobe, you will see a perfect capsule wardrobe with a few different trends… but with the hot weather, I have had to get the summer clothes out, and juggle it around. This is where I remembered how much I love the school… Continue reading Pattern Repeat & Hack: School House Tunic, rounded sports skirt
I have probably mentioned before my love of Motel Rocks – I based one of my favourite makes on their style; The Cross Swing Dress. Using this same pattern I had drafted, I decided to do something I don’t tend to do… like ever….and that was to shorten the sleeves. This was mainly inspired by… Continue reading Made By Me: 90’s Daisy Swing Dress
After purchasing the Suzy Mag Issue Two (I am so upset I got to the party late and didn’t get an Issue one) I have been very much inspired to attempt the Helmi again. Sometimes you just need to be reminded that you have/love a pattern. This is one of the reasons I love the… Continue reading Pattern Repeat: Helmi Hack
This Dress has been forming in my mind for a while before it came to be. But it was finding the perfect fabric combined with already making a good shirt dress that moved it on. In my online fantasy shopping ( we all do it) I again looked at ModDolly. I know that they have… Continue reading Rip! Mod Dolly – Shirt Dress
I think the slight glimmer of sun in the English sky has prompted in me the need for summer clothing. It started with seeing a few tie back items pop up whilst shopping and nosing through Instagram. Then the idea of a dress started to form in my mind. I have been stalking Motel rocks… Continue reading Hamsa Pattern Tie Back Dress
I am not completely out of touch with the current high street fashion, although it is everything I sew against! In fact it is where I get most of my inspiration from. I regularly ‘shop’ without actually purchasing… maybe sometimes! Since sewing, I have only bought a few items, most I have copied or resorted… Continue reading Made By Me – Flower Dress