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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! ******** […]

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 […]

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 […]

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  […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sew My Style – Lander shorts review

I had already made a pair of cropped Lander pants from linen earlier in the year but I really fancied making the shorts version. I had got the fit spot on with the trousers so knew what I needed to do for the shorts version. I was going to make the shorts from some black […]

Cute Kitty Carnaby

As I have been wearing my first Nina Lee Carnaby dress all the time this Summer, I thought it would be a good idea to make another one. I love that it is so easy to throw on and makes you feel put together while still being really comfortable to wear. I bought some of this […]

Suzie’s Seren Dress

Suzie from Threadquarters has made the most stunning Seren dress from our mid blue Tencel. There is some serious dress envy going on here! ******** I am back today to share my second make for the Like Sew Amazing Blog Squad. For my first LSA make I wasn’t exactly sure what I wanted to make, and […]