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

Me Made May 2018 – Round Up

Part of my Me Made May pledge this year was to do a round up blog post.  So here it is! My entire pledge this year was: I, Sarah McKenna, of Like Sew Amazing, sign up as a participant of Me Made May. I endeavour to wear at least one handmade garment every day for … Continue reading Me Made May 2018 – Round Up

Emily’s Vogue 9075 jumpsuit

Emily from Self Assembly Required is next up for the LSA Blog Squad. She has made the most fabulous Vogue jumpsuit from our Navy and White Spotty Chambray.   ********   The Vogue 9075 is a pattern I’ve had in my stash for a while. I’ve made the dress version of it before, as well … Continue reading Emily’s Vogue 9075 jumpsuit

The Sewcialite Soiree

With the help of some of my Bristol sewing buddies, I am organising a party for all you lovely Sewists out there. Jen from Gingerella and Nikki and Rachel from The Stitch Sisters and I have been plotting and have decided that as we’ve not had a big sewing-related event in the South West, it … Continue reading The Sewcialite Soiree

Jenny’s Ultimate Trousers

Jenny from The Wardrobe Architect has shared her Sew Over It Ultimate Trousers for her first LSA Blog Squad post! I am so impressed with the fit!   ********   For my first make as part of the Like Sew Amazing Blog Squad I chose the navy blue stretch cotton to make the Sew Over … Continue reading Jenny’s Ultimate Trousers