Sewing

Make Nine 2020

Make Nine 2020

At the start of every year, sewists post their sewing plans for the year ahead on Instagram under the tag #makenine. I did this last year and have done so again this year. So what do I have planned? Well, some of my plans are […]

Friday Five!: Trench Coat Sewing Patterns

Friday Five!: Trench Coat Sewing Patterns

It’s been a while since I last posted here, due to one long-ass house move (more on that in a later post!). Now that I’m more or less settled into my new abode, I thought it was time to start writing again. I work full-time […]

A pink wrap top

A pink wrap top

I sewed the wrap-top pattern included in Simply Sewing magazine. Last summer I signed up to a free subscription of Simply Sewing magazine. I think it was £0.99 for 3 issues or something like that. Of course, I forgot to unsubscribe and ended up paying […]

Pattern Hack: Adding a zip and hem cuff to TATB Stella Hoodie

Pattern Hack: Adding a zip and hem cuff to TATB Stella Hoodie

The Stella is the last pattern that I had left to make from Tilly and the buttons “Stretch!” book. I don’t usually wear hoodies unless they had a zip so I decided to add one. The hoody also needed to be a little longer than […]

Tilly And The Buttons: Joni dress

Tilly And The Buttons: Joni dress

The neckline of Joni dress is what drew me to buy the latest Tilly And The Buttons (TATB) book, even if I originally assumed it was a top on the cover photo. Despite being the main draw, it wasn’t the first garment I decided to […]

Grecian Dress

Grecian Dress

This is a dress I drafted and sewed myself a few years ago. It was the first dress that I had ever self-drafted. I held on to the measurements/diagrams/pattern in the hope to maybe one day share them with others through a paid or free […]