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Sew My Style – Rumana Coat – Getting Started

Hands up who’s excited to make the Rumana Coat?! I have been itching to get my hands on this pattern since I knew it was coming out last August and we were fortunate enough that By Hand London agreed to work with us for February to have it as our featured pattern. For those sewists […]

Mila dungarees – pattern review

Who hasn’t been waiting for the perfect dungarees pattern to be released?! Well Mila is finally here to save the day! I bought the pattern as soon as it was released from the gorgeous Harriet from Sew Me Sunshine and it queue jumped everything else on my list meaning I got started on it as soon […]

SewMyStyle January – Sunny dress

I was already sold on the Sunny dress by Friday Pattern Company as soon as I saw the sample picture of it. We chose this as the first pattern for the Sew My Style challenge as it seemed like a quick and easy make and would be a good way to ease everyone in, especially […]

Pattern Review – Nina Lee Southbank Dress and the #smyly2018 challenge

My first make of 2018 was a real comfort food of a make – the Nina Lee Southbank dress! I’ve made a couple of Nina’s patterns previously – the Portabello trousers and the Bloomsbury blouse and I absolutely love them both so had high hopes for the Southbank! I had bought some gorgeous leopard print […]

Little Red Dress Project

Hello and Happy Nearly Christmas to you all! If you are a sewist on Instagram, you can’t have failed to have noticed that the Little Red Dress Project is back this December. This challenge started in 2016, and this year, Rosa from Rosabella Angelica and Renata from Running in Style are hosting. The idea is […]

One Week One Pattern 17

At the end of September, you may have seen the term OWOP banded about on Instagram! For those that aren’t sure what on earth that means, it is a sewing challenge called One Week One Pattern, where sewists are challenged to spend one week wearing the garments sewn from the same pattern. The idea is, […]

Pattern review – By Hand London Anna Dress

I have no idea why it has taken me so long to make my first By Hand London Anna dress. This pattern was released in 2013 but it is such a unique style that I don’t think it has aged at all. I bought the pattern a while ago, after trying on one of Vicky […]

Ticket Giveaway – The Knitting & Stitching Show!

Hello lovely readers! I have a very exciting giveaway for you all. I have 5 pairs of complimentary tickets to this year’s Knitting & Stitching Show. The show is being held at Alexandra Palace in London from 11th – 15th October. To enter is simple, leave a comment below or on my instagram post and […]

Agnes dress hack

One of my favourite go-to patterns is the Tilly and the Buttons Agnes top. It is the perfect shape jersey top, with enough variations to keep it interesting. I love the shape of it and it is great for work paired with trousers or a skirt or more casually under a dungaree dress. If I […]

Hemming a circle skirt tutorial

I was asked by a few people how I hemmed my Paris dress so I decided to film a quick tutorial while I was hemming my latest Zinnia skirt by Colette Patterns. I used the toucan fabric that I bought in Paris for the outer skirt and lined it with some of the grey lining […]