Selena high low hem skirt

I have been living in skirts and dresses this summer and when I saw the Selena skirt pattern that came free with Simply Sewing magazine, I knew I wanted to give it a go.   As the hem of the skirt is higher at the front than it is at the back, you would be […]

Me Made May 17 – final round up

With May drawing to a close, I thought I would blog about the final few days and a little summary of the month and what I got out of it. Day 29   As it was a particularly rainy bank holiday Monday and I had lots of sewing to do, I pretty much wore my pjs […]

Me Made May 17 – week four round up

That’s the last full week of Me Made May – only a few more days to go! Day 22 The sun was out in full force so I finally got to wear one of my favourite me made summer dresses – the Rosie dress that was free last summer with Simply Sewing Magazine. I bought this gorgeous […]

Me Made May 17 – week three round up

Three quarters of the way through Me Made May and we are on the home straight! Day 15 Despite a brief glimpse of sun last week, we were back to pretty much constant rain by Monday. I wore by navy striped ponte Sew Over It Molly dress from their City Break collection. This is another […]

Mini Me Sewing

After finding some amazing Christmassy jersey fabric at Fabricland in December, I decided that I would make my very own Christmas jumper! I chose the Linden pattern from Grainline Studio as it seemed like a quick and easy make. I did initially intend to use the striped festive fabric for the whole jumper, however, I was […]

Me Made May – Week One

  I arrived a little too late to the party last Me Made May and certainly didn’t have enough wearable every day clothes in my handmade wardrobe to participate fully. This year, however, I am embracing the challenge of wearing handmade clothes whenever possible throughout this month. When I first started sewing, I would make […]

A sheepish hello

I have wilfully neglected my blog of late – it is now May and this is the first real post this year.  I have been very busy – just see my instagram feed for evidence but in terms of blogging – must try harder!! It seems to me that May is a productive and creative time […]

New Logo

It’s all go at the moment.  I am really throwing myself into making a change from the 9-5 and focusing on trying to make a living from what I enjoy. A random act of kindness has landed me a sparkly new logo.  I am so pleased with it – very fresh and modern and it […]

Scooter shirt

I’ve had a lovely weekend of sewing.  I managed to get this tailored men’s shirt completed in six and a half hours.  I know I will be able to get that time down with practice. The pattern matching did take a while and I have to say that some areas where I didn’t specifically try […]