Have you been following the Twisted Tuesdays Tour to mark the launch of the new Titchy Threads patterns? Laura, the designer behind these fabulous new patterns, has rounded up a brilliant group of bloggers (myself included 😉 ) to help showcase the style and versatility of the Twisted Trousers and Twisted Tank. We’re into week …Click here to read More.
These days I am still mainly existing under a pile of fabric and patterns from our blogger’s #parissewsocial trip to Paris. This combination of fabrics immediately jumped out of the pile at me so I knew it had to be my first make. In fact, I was able to make TWO outfits from these two …Click here to read More.
Just before Christmas I received an email from Annika (Naeh Connection) and Gioia (Dotta) with the subject: Invitation to a wonderful meeting of kid sewing bloggers in Paris. This email almost got buried due to pre-Christmas chaos, but it resurfaced in January and my mind started mulling over what a fabulous opportunity this would be …Click here to read More.
Inspired by an upcoming blogger’s weekend in Paris (more on that very soon 😉 ), I decided to make a spring ensemble to rival the sunniest day! Early tomorrow morning we’re off to San Francisco (eek!!!) – and right now it’s 10.30pm – and I haven’t packed yet – so this will be a brief …Click here to read More.
Margot needed a new dress. As a home sewist with a little girl, this is not something that’s said very often; dresses are the most tempting item to sew and consequently Margot usually has plenty to choose from. But, due to my lack of sewing (discussed in my last post) and the fact that my …Click here to read More.
Have you ever had a friend move away – a very dear and close friend who you were sure you’d always keep in touch with? And then, as time passed, maintaining that level of contact became more difficult. And then, the longer you left it to send that email/make that phone call/post that letter, the harder …Click here to read More.
In case you missed it on Monday, I’m bringing home my Flip This Pattern for the DMK Pea Coat. It’s a busy time of year and I’m sure you’re all stitching your hearts out for the upcoming festivities but, if you have a spare moment I’d love it if you could support Frances Suzanne’s Flip …Click here to read More.
Oh boy am I excited to share today’s post! Months ago I got involved with Emily and Ashley’s (from Frances Suzanne blog) Flip This Pattern series and today’s I’m sharing my interpretation of the Dear My Kids Trendy Unisex Pea Coat. You can read the full post HERE. The idea behind the series is pretty …Click here to read More.
Make this pattern if: you want a surprisingly easy-to-sew jacket with maximum effect. Don’t make this pattern if: you are looking for a structured or tailored blazer; this one’s all about laid back style! The Victoria Blazer from By Hand London is a winner of a pattern. It’s well-documented throughout the online sewing community so …Click here to read More.
I am currently taking part in Victoria’s (As It Seams) fun and fresh sewing series Take One Dress. The idea is that each month a sewing blogger sews a dress inspired by the previous month’s inspiration piece and then passes another inspiration piece to the next blogger. It’s pretty addictive viewing! Last month Tasha from …Click here to read More.