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It’s time to Snip, Sew, Snap!

Hands up if you’re tired of taking photos of your handmade outfits in the same spot at home. We pour our heart and soul into creating unique, one of a kind makes, so we’re setting out to apply that dedication into photographing our projects, too. Enter: Snip, Sew, Snap!  From 17th May to 6th June, […]

My favourite skirt and trouser patterns

I love wearing separates for versatility and there are some great indie patterns out there right now. This week I am looking at my favourite skirt and trouser patterns to help you build your handmade wardrobe. SKIRTS The Madeleine skirt by Victory Patterns is such a chic piece! It can be made in lots of […]

Sagebrush top – pattern review

Even though the pattern was released last year, it’s only recently that the Friday Pattern Company Sagebrush top has really caught my eye enough to make it to the top of my sewing to do list! It’s a pretty and wearable blouse with a breezy fit and gorgeous puff sleeves. I decided to make mine […]

A blooming Bloomsbury

This week, we have a guest blogger with us! Alice from The Polka Dot Palace has shared her experience of making the Nina Lee Bloomsbury Blouse.   A few months ago, it occurred to me that floaty fabrics don’t suit me. The easy-breezy yet glamorous style that looks great on others just feels frumpy on […]

Leo dungarees – pattern review

This week we have a very special guest blog post written by Joy from Pink Coat Club. Joy made the By Hand London Leo dungarees and shared her pattern review with us.   LEO. LEEE-EEE-EEE-O I’m not normally a fan of jumpsuits or dungarees but for some reason, this pattern just spoke to me. I […]

Personalising your me-made clothes

I love the idea of adding fun touches to your handmade items to inject them with your own personality. You can do this with a sew in label or by adding designs with iron on vinyls. I teamed up with Happy Fabric this week to create an Instagram Live tutorial showing just how easy it […]

Easter Egg Hunt

We are so eggcited to be running a fun sewing community event on Good Friday…the Like Sew Amazing Easter Egg Hunt! There will be three images Easter eggs hidden in them on our website; you need to find those eggs, tell us where they are, and you’ll be in the running to win one of […]

My favourite dresses for spring

I find dresses to be really useful garments for springtime as they can be worn over tights and boots while the weather is still cooler, and then on their own as we move into the warmer months. This week I am looking at my favourite transitional dress patterns and how you can fit them into […]

My favourite tops for spring

As we move towards spring, now is a great time to make some transitional garments that will work well for the changeable weather. I like to wear separates and garments that can be layered up when it is colder, but can also work way into summertime. This week I am focusing on my favourite top […]

By Hand London fabric inspiration

I’m so delighted that the By Hand London sewing patterns are finally available in printed format again. When they were originally released, they were like collector’s items and looked so pretty altogether on a shelf! And in excellent news, the size range has been extended so that there are two size bands B Cup – […]

Bertha cardigan pattern review

I’ve had the Tilly and the Buttons Bertha cardigan on my to-sew list since the Make It Simple book was released last February! I had found myself wearing a lot of sweatshirts and hoodies over the last few months and wanted to smarted up my work wardrobe a bit, hence looking for a cardigan to […]

Christmas Gift Guide

With Christmas fast approaching, I thought I would share some gift ideas for the sewist in your life. Of course, if it is you that sews, then feel free to sneak this list to Santa! Crochet basket kit These craft kits from Stitching me Softly feature on trend colours and contain everything you need to […]