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Charlie Kaftan review

I have had the Charlie Kaftan pattern since it was released nearly two years ago but just hadn’t got around to making it. I knew I wanted to make the maxi version with the waist ties as I need definition for my petite frame and can find that maxis can swamp me. When this gorgeous … Continue reading Charlie Kaftan review

Stef’s Nora Top

Now that the storm of opening the shop has passed, the LSABLOGSQUAD is back up and running and the lovely Stef from StefMakes has made a Tilly and the Button Nora top from our Monochrome striped textured ponte. Here she reviews the pattern as well as talking about taking a break from sewing. ******** Life … Continue reading Stef’s Nora Top

Eden Coat Inspiration

We think the Eden coat is one of the most exciting pattern releases this year! It is the perfect duffle coat and there are so many options to make it your own. You can either choose to make yours a traditional wool duffle coat, or more of a lighter weight rain mac and there are … Continue reading Eden Coat Inspiration

Eden coat pattern review

I was lucky enough to be a tester for the Tilly and the Buttons Eden coat so I got to see it in all its glory late last year. I chose to make the wool duffle version as I had an old mustard RTW one that was on its last legs so needed replacing. I … Continue reading Eden coat pattern review

Casey Sweater Review

Having spent the last couple of months doing DIY and getting the shop ready for opening, sewing definitely took a back seat. However, when we got our new delivery of jerseys in last week, I was completely inspired to start making again! I fell in love with the Casey top that Andrea, the face behind … Continue reading Casey Sweater Review

2018 – My Year in Review

I genuinely don’t think I have ever had a year as eventful as 2018. So many things have happened, and fortunately most for the positive! January I started the year by becoming part of the Sew My Style leadership team. I was delighted to be picked for this and really enjoyed working behind the scenes … Continue reading 2018 – My Year in Review

Jenny’s Lucida Dress

Jenny from Wardrobe Architect has shared her latest LSA Blog Squad make and it is the perfect Christmas dress! ******** I decided to take part in The Little Red Dress project this year, and found this beautiful deep red stretch velvet that I thought would be really festive. I have recently purchased the Friday Pattern … Continue reading Jenny’s Lucida Dress

My Sewcialite Soiree Outfit

I know it’s been a couple of weeks since the Sewcialite Soiree, but I finally managed to get some better pictures of my outfit and some close ups to show you the details! The inspiration behind my outfit was the gorgeous sea green tulle skirt that Carrie wears on her trip to Paris in the … Continue reading My Sewcialite Soiree Outfit

Harriet’s Freya Top

Hello! Today, we have a guest blog post from none other than Harriet from The Little Dressmaker! Harriet used one of our gorgeous Albstoffe organic jerseys to make herself a Tilly and the Buttons Freya top and she looks cute as a button in it! ******** Today I’m writing about a lovely little Freya top … Continue reading Harriet’s Freya Top

The Sewcialite Soiree 2018

It may have taken me a couple of days to recover, but the Sewcialite Soiree was well worth it! We had such a wonderful time and I thought I’d share a little run down and some pictures here. After a lovely afternoon tea at The Bristol Hotel, where attendees could get to know each other … Continue reading The Sewcialite Soiree 2018

Emily’s Simplicity 1325 Jacket

This week on the blog, Emily has shared her stunning Simplicity 1325 blazer that she made from our Rose Gold Metallic Jacquard. I love how chic it looks! ******** Today’s post is on a little blazer I’ve made using the Simplicity 1325 pattern. This project is a little out of season as it’s getting colder … Continue reading Emily’s Simplicity 1325 Jacket

Sorrel dress – pattern review

This week, Jennifer Lauren Handmade has launched a kickstarter campaign to create printed patterns! I was one of the testers for JLH’s latest offering, the Sorrel dress. If you haven’t seen it yet, go and check out the campaign and the pattern, while you are at it! Jennifer describes Sorrel as a fresh take on … Continue reading Sorrel dress – pattern review