Me Made May 2017

Me Made May is coming to an end, and this year it has been timed perfectly…   Earlier this year we moved out of our house, and packed 80% of our stuff into a storage container. The rest came with us to my parent’s house. Gary and I moved into my old bedroom, which has […]

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Petal sleeves for the Moneta dress

Hi everyone, Hope everyone is doing great, and looking forward to Spring! I really am… more sunlight hours please… I love doing different hacks on patterns, as this is a great way of personalising your clothes even more, and show off! I have done petal sleeves on one of my moneta dresses, and I thought […]

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Dreamy constellations

Hey everyone, After a very successful moneta party, I am now needing to relax and decompress from a over exciteable weekend.  And what better way to decompress than with new pyjamas!!  This year was the first year that I didn’t get new pyjamas for Christmas (26 year tradition over!!). In January, Miekkie contacted me about […]

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Gathering the Moneta skirt with clear elastic

Hey everyone,  Today I will be going through how to sew the elastic waist band for the Colette Monetary dress. This technique is often seen as difficult or frustrating, but I personally think that when you get the hang of it you will find it really satisfying, and dare I say it, fun.  I am […]

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Sleeve insertion for a lined Moneta dress

Hi everyone, Today I will be going through how to attach the Moneta sleeves to a lined bodice. I really like lining my bodices rather than doing the rolled hem method (as per the instructions within the Moneta booklet), as it gives a really nice clean finish and also an extra layer if it’s a […]

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#Monetaparty… all the rules and information you need

After the sneaky peaks we’ve put on instagram, you’ll have probably guessed that a #MonetaParty is coming! Rach, Elle and I have teamed up to form a trio of sewing super powers called The Triple Stitchers! If you joined in with the #InternationalAnnaParty that Elle and her two friends ran in summer 2015, you will […]

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Speckled Finlayson Sweater

Hey everyone, Recently I have been on a real selfless sewing streak, with lots of sweaters and knitted scarves. It’s been great and I have really loved seeing everyone receive their gifts. I could actually get use to it and become more selfless all year round. My brother requested a jumper when he saw his […]

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