Sew Over It Elsie Dress – Pattern Review

I was a very super lucky ducky recently, as I was a Sew Over It pattern tester for the release of their newest paper pattern, the Elsie dress. I’d seen Elsie on their website a few times when looking through the London classes, and knew that there was a lot of hype around the pattern…

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Simplicity 1080 – Tunic top for Mum

Hello there! Seeing as my mocks (year 13… last year!) are coming up very, very soon and then after that my actual exams, I thought it might be a good idea to cut back on the blog posts and only write a post when I finish making something or have the time, rather than twice…

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Butterick B6324 – A Non-Review

I went a bit rogue with this pattern because the instructions kept confusing me. I’m not sure if it was because I was being impatient and wanted the shirt finished right now, or if it was actually the Butterick instructions. I’m 99.9% sure that it was me. Also I haven’t had time to take photos…

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My Moneta Dress & Pattern Review

This weekend is the Moneta Party, starting today (Friday) and finishing on Sunday. The party is being hosted on Instagram, by @sewAbigail @SewPositivity and @Rach_wain and I am VERY excited to be seeing everybody’s. I finished my dress about two weeks ago, and have been wearing it around the house feeling very clever to have…

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The Importance of Sewing

It’s time to get your serious hat on. This one’s a bit heavy going, but it deals with what I think is a pretty important topic, so please keep reading. The inauguration of Donald Trump has led to a lot of discussion around the subject of global warming and sustainability (among other things). Trump has…

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The Megan Dress and Review

Love At First Stitch by Tilly Walnes  of ‘Tilly and the Buttons’ is legendary in the world of sewing. The book was a very lovely gift from my aunt, and really the only thing on my list that I was really hoping I got – I think the hinting ( if it can even be called…

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The Funkiest Fabric Around

As you’ll be able to see, I have managed to complete one of my New Years resolutions from my last post – getting my own domain name! A few lovely people have followed me already, and are most likely quite confused as to how I’m getting so many posts out after only being here for…

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Stag (Shirt) Weekend

I wanted to start off  with a very big thank you in regards to how many people read my last post and the overwhelmingly positive response that I received afterwards! It definitely cheered me up and got me into the festive spirit. I know I very strongly hinted on Instagram that I would write about…

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