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Jenny H’s Deer and Doe Plantain Top

Jenny from the Wardrobe Architect, has completed her next make for the LSABlogSquad – the Plantain top by Deer and Doe from our Clara yarn dyed jersey. It is such a simple but staple garment for your handmade wardrobe. ******** For my second Like Sew Amazing Blog Squad make I opted to try a pattern I … Continue reading Jenny H’s Deer and Doe Plantain Top

Seren dress – pattern review

With two new Tilly and the Buttons patterns released this month, we are spoilt for choice but I decided to start with the Seren dress as I haven’t sewn a lovely summery dress in a while. I was a bit torn between the tie front and plain front but I decided to go with something … Continue reading Seren dress – pattern review

Honeycomb shirt – pattern review

Honeycomb is the latest pattern release from indie designer Ana from Cocowawa Crafts. It has an option of making it as a dress or a shirt. The gorgeous Ana invited me and a few other sewing bloggers to a sewing day at the Village Haberdashery to make our own Honeycombs. It was a wonderful day … Continue reading Honeycomb shirt – pattern review

Stevie and Seren fabric inspiration

Unless you’ve had your head under a rock over the last few weeks, you can’t have failed to see the images of the newest Tilly and the Buttons’ pattern releases. Stevie is an easy-to-make, easy-to-wear top or dress you’ll want to throw on every day. It has a modern, boxy fit, closing at the back with either … Continue reading Stevie and Seren fabric inspiration

Sew My Style – Reflections at the halfway point

So we are now halfway through the year and halfway through the Sew My Style challenge and isn’t this year just whizzing past? I thought I would do a little round up of my thoughts on the challenge so far. January – The Sunny Dress While I was pleased with my finished Sunny dress, it … Continue reading Sew My Style – Reflections at the halfway point

Jenny’s Orla dress

The next make from LSABlogSquadder Jenny H is the French Navy Orla dress that she made from our Hibiscus Viscose!   ********   I love a challenge, and coming from a background of using tough as old boots coutil in my corsetry days and more recently sewing my way through a shed load of jersey … Continue reading Jenny’s Orla dress

Carnaby dress – pattern review

When I first saw the Carnaby dress by Nina Lee, I must admit my first thought was, cute but not for me. However, Instagram is a wonderful place for inspiration and having seen lots of lovely Carnabys popping up in my feed lately, I thought I would give it a try.  I have loved all … Continue reading Carnaby dress – pattern review

Bianca’s Penny Erin Combo

Bianca from Sleepless In Bavaria has shared her first post for the LSA Blog Squad – a sweet skirt and top that is the most chic combo ever! ******** For a number of weeks, I have been part of the Like Sew Amazing Blog Squad for the online shop of the lovely Sarah. (I met Sarah, … Continue reading Bianca’s Penny Erin Combo

Jenny overalls – pattern review

The fact that I have made two pairs of Jenny Overalls in the last week, should go some way to show just how much I love this pattern! (Spoiler altert!) Jenny is the latest release from Closet Case Patterns and it comes with a multitude of style options. I have opted for the mid calf … Continue reading Jenny overalls – pattern review

Sew My Style – Suki Kimono Review

June’s Sew My Style Pattern is the Suki Kimono by Helen’s Closet. I’ve been looking forward to making this one for a while and it is on my 2018 Make Nine list too so it’s been good to get this one made. I recently posted about all of the lovely drapey fabrics that I had … Continue reading Sew My Style – Suki Kimono Review

Stef’s Burda 6664 Wrap Dress

Stef from Stef Makes has shared her latest LSABlogSquad make and it is just the prettiest! ******** The weather in the UK has been uncharacteristically hot of late and I have found myself craving some (also uncharacteristically) floral print summer dresses. To my dismay, I have little in my wardrobe to fit this bill (at … Continue reading Stef’s Burda 6664 Wrap Dress

Sew My Style – Suki Kimono – Fabric Inspiration

The pattern for June’s Sew My Style Challenge is the Suki Kimono by Helen’s Closet.  I am really excited to make this pattern, as kimonos are much more chic than a standard cardigan and can add an extra layer to an outfit which still looking stylish. You can of course, make the Suki as a … Continue reading Sew My Style – Suki Kimono – Fabric Inspiration