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 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
Denim shirt dresses are all over the high street at the moment, every clothes shop I have been into recently has about 2 or 3 versions. Since starting my sewing challenge this year I am much more reluctant to buy clothes, I would much rather make them so a shirt dress seemed like an ideal… Continue reading Sewing Rosa!
I have been tempted to try some of the Tilly and the Buttons patterns for ages but have never got round to buying any, partly because I like doing my own thing. However, looking at all the gorgeous Zadie dresses on instagram and Pinterest I knew I wanted to try it. I decided to buy… Continue reading Sewing Zadie!
This is technically my second make of March. I started it on the last weekend of the month but didn’t quite managed to get it finished as it took longer than I expected. But it still counts…Right?! I wanted to make a camisole top using some of the left over fabric i had from my Pencil… Continue reading Cami top