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!
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
Hi there! It seems a single shirt dress was just not enough for me; following last week’s Butterick B6333 Goldfish dress, I have another shirt dress for you today. This one is this month’s project for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network; head on over there for the full details. Here it is in action in…… Continue reading #SewTogetherForSummer take 2
Hi there! So how’s it going with you? Are you settling in nicely to the summer sewing yet? It seems to have slightly crept up on me this year, but I think I’m in the swing of things now. I’ve mentioned previously that I’ve decided to take part in a few challenges this year. One…… Continue reading #SewTogetherForSummer take 1
I made a skirt! I realise that isn’t necessarily that unusual for some, but I really am not a skirt person by nature. Somehow they feel a bit odd sometimes? I’m never sure what to wear them with and I can feel quite frumpy. Anyway, this skirt was one of those times when you get…… Continue reading Swishy Selena