One thing I lack in my wardrobe is good solid interchanging Basics: These are the types of cheap tops that come in many colours that fill the high street shops. They know you need them, that’s why there are so many! It is one thing I miss shopping for in my pursuit of the perfect… Continue reading DIY: My pattern – White Frill Top
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!
January came and went, but felt like it took forever, and now February is whizzing by as it’s so short. As for new year sewing, there has not been much, apart from a few adjustments and a (boring) curtain for my balcony door, and occasionally fannying around with the unfinished pile (and making little progress)… Continue reading Update: Jan/Feb 2018
*Continued from part one… If you haven’t read that yet, please check that out here* 5. Megan Nielson – Sudley Dress I love how when you get a pattern that you know you are going to love and do. That’s exactly what happened with the Sudley – it was love at first sight. It’s very… Continue reading Top 10 Patterns – Part 2: 5 – 1
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
I have had such a productive day with regards to sewing and blog stuff that I have decided to update just to let you know where I am. I managed to break through a build up of NEARLY finished Items… Mainly odd trims and ALLLLLLLLLL the buttons. It took FOREVER but it is nice to… Continue reading Update: November 2017
One thing that dominated summer on the high street, and has moved seamlessly into Autumn, is applique Roses. I invested in some way back when, with the full intention of using them this summer. I had planned to make a simple black dress and just jazz it up with the appliques. But I went a… Continue reading My Pattern: Black Insert Dress