One thing I have loved seeing in my fashion travels is open long stripped shirts, worn over matching trouser. Oversized striped pant suits are amazing, don’t let anyone convince you otherwise! I have no source material on this obsession, but I think its coming from the 90’s Hip hop world of female artists. I cant… Continue reading I AM Hermes – Stripped 90’s Wonder
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!
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
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
As I have mentioned before, one of the reasons I make my own clothes is because most of the clothes I love and want to wear don’t come in plus size. I am left to either spend forever finding something similar in my size. Unfortunately, I am not too fond of the fit of plus… Continue reading My Pattern: NFD Shirt Dress Rip