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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Seren dress – pattern review

With two new Tilly and the Buttons patterns released this month, we are spoilt for choice but I decided to start with the Seren dress as I haven’t sewn a lovely summery dress in a while. I was a bit torn between the tie front and plain front but I decided to go with something […]

Honeycomb shirt – pattern review

Honeycomb is the latest pattern release from indie designer Ana from Cocowawa Crafts. It has an option of making it as a dress or a shirt. The gorgeous Ana invited me and a few other sewing bloggers to a sewing day at the Village Haberdashery to make our own Honeycombs. It was a wonderful day […]

Carnaby dress – pattern review

When I first saw the Carnaby dress by Nina Lee, I must admit my first thought was, cute but not for me. However, Instagram is a wonderful place for inspiration and having seen lots of lovely Carnabys popping up in my feed lately, I thought I would give it a try.  I have loved all […]

Jenny overalls – pattern review

The fact that I have made two pairs of Jenny Overalls in the last week, should go some way to show just how much I love this pattern! (Spoiler altert!) Jenny is the latest release from Closet Case Patterns and it comes with a multitude of style options. I have opted for the mid calf […]

Me Made May 2018 – Round Up

Part of my Me Made May pledge this year was to do a round up blog post.  So here it is! My entire pledge this year was: I, Sarah McKenna, of Like Sew Amazing, sign up as a participant of Me Made May. I endeavour to wear at least one handmade garment every day for […]

The cat’s pyjamas

I had some of this stunning Cat Nap Pink Art Gallery Fabrics cotton that I bought from Sew Me Sunshine in my stash for a little while. I was planning on making the Carolyn pyjamas by Closet Case Patterns, however, as I always wear vest tops to bed, I didn’t want to make the Carolyn […]

Seamwork Audrey jacket – Pattern Review

Is it wrong that I decided to make a denim jacket mainly as somewhere to display my sewing pins and patches?! As denim is a sturdier, more durable fabric, it is the perfect place for your pin and badge collection. I had seen a couple of versions of the Seamwork magazine Audrey jacket (I’m looking […]