Hi there! Today’s holiday blog will be shorter and sweeter than usual, purely because this is now my 5th version of this top! Yes, it’s the Datura again! But I thought it was worth mentioning as I did make a few change to this one that make it, in my opinion, even more perfect as…… Continue reading A lazy Datura!
Hi there! It’s time for another summer holiday dress, but this time it’s a Tribute Month make. The Sewcialists Tribute Month is all about taking inspiration from another person who sews and communicates about it online. My first post this month was taking general style inspiration, from Shauni, and making a culottes jumpsuit. This one,…… Continue reading Tribute to Dolly
Hi there! So, following my previous post all about the Sallie jumpsuit, I thought I’d share my first version of the pattern with you; the maxi dress. I’d been wondering about a jersey maxi for a while as I’ve one from Oasis from a couple of years back which I always reach for to look…… Continue reading Zig zag Sallie
Hi all! So this post continues with my holiday makes but it’s one that is a country mile outside of my normal comfort zone and I love it! You may have seen my post for the Sewcialists blog last month, telling you all about Tribute Month, which challenges you to make something inspired by (or…… Continue reading In tribute to Shauni
Today’s make is a first for me. It had to happen sometime and this, it seems, is it; it’s a Deer and Doe pattern that I don’t love. I don’t even like it very much. I should. I like the line drawings. I like the topstitching details. I like the big patch pockets and the…… Continue reading Goji has to go
Hi there! Today’s post is a quick break from my holiday makes because it’s time for this month’s Minerva Crafts Blogger Network make. My cousin’s daughter Victoria got married last week and I decided to make a special frock for the do using my Minerva allowance. It needed to be special as, nearly 11 years…… Continue reading Floral Flora wedding guest outfit
This is the point at which we move from virtual blog silence to holiday sewing overload. Apologies in advance to those who like their blog updates in a regular, evenly spaced stream: I’m afraid I just don’t work like that! Today’s update from sunny (33 degrees) Cyprus is, after all, the perfect summer top. You…… Continue reading Datura ftw