Love Sewing Reader Review

You may have noticed that I've been a tiny bit excited about issue 63 of Love Sewing magazine. It feels very surreal, but I was asked to write the reader review of the pattern gift, McCalls 6891. I should warn you at this point that this is quite a long post, so feel free to... Continue Reading →

Fabulous Fiona

I've been really excited to share this make on the blog.  My make for Minerva Crafts this month is the Closet Case Patterns Fiona sundress in the dreamiest Robert Kaufman denim which was an absolute joy to work with. You can read all about the dress itself on the Minerva Crafts site now.  But I... Continue Reading →

Rayon Kalle for Minerva

Hi there! Today sees the publication of a product review I did for Minerva Crafts a few months ago.  I got the chance to try out a dress length Closet Case Patterns Kalle in THE most amazing rayon. I genuinely cannot say enough good things about this Art Gallery Fabrics rayon.  Everything about it is... Continue Reading →

Aldaia for Minerva

Hi there! Slightly later than usual this month (due to my getting muddled!), my latest blog post for Minerva Crafts is now live. This month I was lucky enough to get some of this lovely, leaf print scuba to play with.  I combined it with the Pauline Alice Aldaia dress to make what feels like... Continue Reading →

Penny for a lawn party

Hi all! How's your day going? I've just got back from an extremely civilised afternoon tea in York with a lovely bunch of sewists to celebrate A Little Lawn Party.  The journey home was somewhat eventful (thank you to the wonderfully clear signs at York train station that had two of us getting on a... Continue Reading →

Secret pyjamas again!

Hi there! So this is an unusually speedy blog post for me, but given the interest online about the subject matter, I thought I'd get myself organised for once! Today's post is about my second project from Tilly's new book. My first, a wearable toile of the Frankie top, wasn't perfect (repeat after me, do... Continue Reading →

Looking back at January

Hi there! I thought it might be interesting to start doing a monthly round up post on the blog.  There are two main reasons for this; firstly, I'm getting to the point where I don't blog absolutely everything I make.  This has been the case for a while now, but I find I'd quite like... Continue Reading →

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