Ever since the Handmade Fair in May me and my sister had planned to have a weekend together to do some sewing. We also thought it was a good idea to go back to my parents house so that my Mum could be there and make something as well, a Big Family Sewing Weekend! It… Continue reading Family sewing weekend
When I found out one of my school friends was getting married at the end of July I really wanted to make an outfit to wear. Initially I thought I would use up the rest of my African wax print fabric to make a pencil skirt but when the Selena Skirt pattern arrived on my… Continue reading Simply Sewing Magazine Selena skirt
Hello, it’s been a while since I have written a blog post. It feels like I made my Rosa dress months ago but end of term craziness and tiredness has meant that even though I have been sewing I just haven’t got round to writing about them. The first make I want to show you… Continue reading Aztec cami top
I loved my first version of the Tilly and the Buttons Rosa dress in a floral viscose fabric but my initial plan for this pattern was to do a denim dress. I got the fabric from Barry’s fabric in Birmingham and it is a dark indigo stretch denim. I decided to do the top stitching… Continue reading Denim Rosa Dress
I may be a bit late to the party but I LOVE this pattern! Having seen so many gorgeous Bettine dresses I so was desperate to make my own and it has finally happened. I decided to try the PDF pattern, which was new for me, however it was so easy to print and put… Continue reading Sewing Bettine!
After a couple of weeks off from sewing I was craving time in front of my sewing machine. I decided to make something simple to begin with and knew this top would me an ideal make as not a huge amount of fitting would be needed. The pattern is the Simplicity K8089 which I got… Continue reading Summer Slouch Jumper
I tried to make this dress a couple of weeks ago but it turned into a disaster, so I immediately ordered some more fabric which I thought would be more suitable as it had a bit more stretch to it. I picked some fabric from Girl Charlee which I had used before for infinity scarves and so I knew I liked the print.… Continue reading Floral Maxi Dress