I don’t know about you, but there are certain patterns that I want to make as soon as the sun starts coming out. I’m all about the fickle flitting from one new shiny thing to another, but there’s a base layer of predictably under that. One of my favourite things to wear last summer were…… Continue reading Summer means Carrie!
Hi everyone! Just a very quick post today to point you in the direction of The Sewcialists blog. The blog’s been out of action for a while but it’s back now and running challenges again. The first challenge is next month and it’s Tribute month; make something inspired by another sewist online, be it a…… Continue reading The Sewcialists are back!
Morning everyone! Today sees the publication of my latest Minerva Blogger Network post. I got some glorious magnolia print rayon from them with plans to make the Fumeterre skirt by Deer and Doe. This was partly because I’m a huge D&D fan girl (not dungeons and dragons, obvs!) and partly because I’ve seen loads of…… Continue reading The faux dress
Hi there! Sorry things have been quiet here for the last week, I was absolutely wiped out after last weekend’s Sew Up North. I had the most amazing day, but found it utterly exhausting, both mentally and physically. I’ve mentioned before how hard I find meeting people; I don’t think it’s that uncommon amongst sewists,…… Continue reading The Dressmaker’s Dress
Hi there! Hope you’re finally enjoying some sun again where you are? It’s been a wretched week here but the sun is finally peeping out again and I’m hoping it holds for the school sports day tomorrow! Have you come across the Petite Passions blog and this year’s wardrobe builder challenge? I have honestly been…… Continue reading The quest for the perfect summer top
If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you may be aware I was involved in organising a little bit of an event on Saturday. Together with fellow blogger, Sally, we put together a little, bitty Leeds based sewing meet up called Sew Up North. And it was amazing! Our day started pretty early (Sally’s…… Continue reading Sew amazing!
Pardon the use of multiple exclamation marks, but I’m a tiny bit excited. And nervous. And stressed. Because tomorrow is Sew Up North day! Sally and I never thought this would work out as popular as it has, thank you so much to everyone who has signed up for tomorrow. We’re both rather nervous; I…… Continue reading One More Sleep!!!