I always want to travel in comfy clothes, Jeans are a no, no for me on flights! So when we recently went on a long haul flight I thought it was the perfect opportunity to make something for our travels. I had a New Look pattern (6436) for loose fitting trousers already and had made… Continue reading Traveling trousers
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