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Stef’s Eve Dress

For this week’s blog post, Stef from Stef Makes has made a beautiful Sew Over It Eve dress from our Scarlet Cluster Georgette. I got to see it first hand at the Sewing Weekender and it is every bit as gorgeous in real life! ******** A couple of weeks back I had the good fortune … Continue reading Stef’s Eve Dress

The Handmade Fair – Special Offer

It’s that time of year again – the Handmade Fair is coming back to Hampton court and I have a very exciting offer to share with you all! The lovely people at The Handmade Fair have given me a discount code for anyone who wants to go. This is the fifth year that the event … Continue reading The Handmade Fair – Special Offer

Jenny’s Moneta Dress

Jenny from The Wardrobe Architect has shared her latest LSABlogSquad make today! She made the Moneta dress out of our Albstoffe organic jersey. I was lucky enough to see the real thing (and the lovely Jenny) in person and it is just beautiful! She did a great job! ******** I was lucky enough to get … Continue reading Jenny’s Moneta Dress

A guide to remnants

As I was listing some new remnants on the site, I started thinking about creative ways to use smaller pieces of fabric so I’ve put together some ideas. I’ve broken them down into rough sizes for ease. 2+ metres Yay, jackpot! You’ve probably got enough to make a garment – maybe even a dress. There … Continue reading A guide to remnants

Sew My Style – Halifax Hoodie review

I was really excited to make the Halifax Hoodie by Hey June as I wear hoodies all the time and hadn’t made one yet. I love how many variations there are with this pattern. I chose to make version a, which is a longer length with a kangaroo pocket and hood. I used this gorgeously … Continue reading Sew My Style – Halifax Hoodie review

2018 Make Nine – Progress

I didn’t manage to get all of my 2017 Make Nine plans finished, as I found myself changing my mind as the year went on. With that in mind, I planned my 2018 Make Nine makes with a bit more thought and looked at wardrobe gaps and sewing goals that I wanted to achieve. Upon completing … Continue reading 2018 Make Nine – Progress

Jen’s Jenny Overalls

I am so pleased to share the first make for the Blog by my Sewing Wife, Birthday Twin and all round Sewing Goddess, Jen from Gingerthread Girl! Jen has made the awesome Jenny Overalls by Closet Case Patterns from our Mono Daisy Linen/Viscose mix and they look downright adorable! I love the styling too! ******** … Continue reading Jen’s Jenny Overalls

Stef’s BHL Anna Dress

This week’s LSA Blog Squad post is brought to you by the lovely Stef from Stef Makes. She’s made the By Hand London Anna dress from our Libby viscose and it is just so pretty! ******** Ok, so I made another floral number. I find something happens when the weather heats up and the impulse … Continue reading Stef’s BHL Anna Dress

Stevie dress – pattern review

Having already made the Seren dress, I also wanted to try out the other new release from Tilly and the Buttons – the Stevie. I wasn’t as immediately taken with this one as I am not that much of a fan of boxy silhouettes on me – being petite, I think it is easy to … Continue reading Stevie dress – pattern review

Athina’s Stevie Dress

This week’s LSABlogSquad post comes courtesy of guest blogger, Athina Kakou. Athina made the new Tilly and the Buttons Stevie dress from our Cotton and Steel Freja Rose cotton and it is simply divine! ******** Hello  everyone!   First  of  all,  let  me  tell  you  how  excited  I  am  to  be  guest  posting  at  the  … Continue reading Athina’s Stevie Dress

Halifax Hoodie fabric inspiration

The Halifax Hoodie by Hey June Handmade is the Sew My Style pattern for August. Even though we are having one of the best summers in the recent past in the UK, it is still always nice to have something cosy for cooler evenings and this will be great as we transition into Autumn/Winter. There … Continue reading Halifax Hoodie fabric inspiration

Emily’s Cali Faye Jumpsuit Hack

Emily from Self Assembly Required has shared her latest LSABlogSquad make – the Cali Faye Dress 47 that she has hacked into a jumpsuit! It looks so chic in our black linen rayon blend ******** So you all know how much love I have for the Dress 47 pattern from Cali Faye. (I went on … Continue reading Emily’s Cali Faye Jumpsuit Hack