Caring for Your Clothes · Uncategorized

5 Reasons Why You Should Look After Your Clothes

I’m probably already coming across as a preachy-sort of mum just by that title, but I figured I should really get to the point with it – looking after your clothes is something really important – especially when you make them yourself! Research has shown that over the years we’ve moved away from looking after… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Look After Your Clothes


Sewing Room Details

Being a very nosy person myself, I know that sometimes room tours can go a bit fast, especially when there’s a particularly busy bit that you want to have a look at in more detail or find out more about. So today I’ve written this post to accompany My New Sewing Room Tour video on my YouTube channel,… Continue reading Sewing Room Details

Caring for Your Clothes · Tutorials · Uncategorized

Sashiko Embroidery

Sashiko embroidery is something that I’m really interested in – so I thought I’d share the idea with you and maybe give you some inspiration for this week’s challenge for Mend It Month! (If you have absolutely no idea what I’m talking about, read the post linked there) Sashiko embroidery, also known as sashiko mending –… Continue reading Sashiko Embroidery

Caring for Your Clothes · Uncategorized

Mend It Month

I came up with Mend It Month mainly for my own benefit – I have so many projects that are mostly finished but not quite, just needing to be hemmed or taken in a tiny weeny bit – but I thought some of you might want to join in too! Each week throughout October, I’m going… Continue reading Mend It Month


The Great British Sewing Bee Live

Last weekend (well, technically from Thursday until Sunday) was the Great British Sewing Bee Live – a new event that featured contestants and judges from series past, a catwalk of Vogue patterns, workshops and a snazzy array of shopping opportunities! I went on the Sunday with mum, and arrived just as the doors opened –… Continue reading The Great British Sewing Bee Live

My Makes · Uncategorized

Embroidered Marigold Jumpsuit

I know that I haven’t written a post about any of my recent makes in quite a long while, to be honest I’ve been so excited about writing the ones about caring for your clothes that they took a bit of a back seat for a while there! But now the pattern reviews are back,… Continue reading Embroidered Marigold Jumpsuit

Chronic Musings · Uncategorized

Meeting New People

Starting something new and knowing that you’re going to be meeting a lot of new people – people that you’re going to spend a lot of your time with for a week, a month, a year – is always tough. We worry about how people are going to view us and feel like we need… Continue reading Meeting New People