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
A few months ago my Mum suggested a trip to The Handmade Fair at Ragley Hall. I didn’t know much about it but couldn’t pass up the chance to go on another sewing day out. I didn’t have anything in mind that I wanted to get and so didn’t think I would spend that much but just wanted… Continue reading The Handmade fair – Ragley Hall
I bought some gorgeous drapey fabric from Birmingham Rag Market last month and knew I wanted to make some camisole tops from it. There are two patterns in one of the Great British Sewing Bee books that I thought would be suitable, one for a sleeveless top and the other for a camisole top. I… Continue reading Great British Sewing Bee Sleeveless Top
So where to start with this one… I thought I had a clear idea of what I wanted to make this weekend. I had found a dress on Pinterest which I thought would suit some fabric i have had in my stash for nearly a year and so thought it was an easy bank holiday… Continue reading Floral jersey dress