Blog tour and GIVEAWAY – #parissewsocial

Today is a fun day!  Not only do I get to share with you something I’ve made using fabric and a pattern given to me by the generous sponsors of #parissewsocial, but all the other bloggers from the trip (and competition winners) are doing the same!  This means you get to check out 14 different …Click here to read More.

Liberty and Mustard – version 2

I told you l liked this fabric combination!  A couple of weeks ago I shared this outfit which combined this muted yet elegant Liberty of London called Mitsi in nougat (which was a generous gift from the online fabric shop Cousette) with some organic mustard jersey from Nosh. But I didn’t stop at just one outfit.  Here …Click here to read More.

The Titchy Threads Twisted Tuesday Tour

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.

A new summer outfit – it couldn’t be easier!

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.

#parissewsocial (+ GIVEAWAY)

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.

New for spring…and a call-out for San Francisco local knowledge

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.

Winter into spring linen dress

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.

Baby steps back to blogging…and another flipped pea coat

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.

The Pixie Dust Pea Coat (full post)

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.

The Pixie Dust Pea Coat – I flipped the Dear My Kids Pea Coat pattern!

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.