SOI Doris Dress: Sneak Peek

I wrote a full post on the Sew Hayley Jane blog on this dress as the fabric that I used was from this month’s subscription box, but I thought I’d do a little round up over here to show you the finished article. Recently, the majority of the thing’s that I’ve made have been thanks to lovely…

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How to Identify the Gaps in Your Wardrobe

When you make your own clothes, you want to make sure that you wear them and You want your wardrobe to be functional, so a good place to start in identifying the gaps in your wardrobe is by thinking about how you spend your time (how you actually spend your time, not what you’d like to be doing…

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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…

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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 –…

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