Lovely lindens

Hi everyone, I posted on Instagram during March a few of my linden sweatshirts that I made for my travels, but now I am finally getting round to blogging about them. As many of you know, I spent the whole of March living in Sweden. I was sent by work to develop a stronger collaboration/relationship […]

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Painting the town red – 2017 Cocktail Hour

Hi everyone,  I was so lucky this year to be involved in McCall Pattern’s cocktail hour in association with The Eve Appeal. If you don’t know about the appeal already, it is all in aid of women’s cancers. This is a subject incredible close to my heart with a number of women around me affected by […]

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Emery dreaming

Hi everyone, I have loads of events going on in September and October including a hen do, wedding, christening and my PhD viva (exam). I set my mind on having some very special dresses for these events. I originally wanted to make the Betty dress as I loved the circle skirt and the back bodice […]

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Simple Sew “Lizzie” dress

Hi everyone, This month I was given the Simple Sew Lizzie Dress to make. This is a super feminine dress, with princess seamed bodice and a pleated skirt. I love pleated skirts because they add lovely volume, but do not give bulk around the waist. As I hadn’t sewn this pattern before, I decided to […]

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Introducing my Winslow culottes!

These amazing culottes are from Helen’s Closet. As you can probably guess already, I love them! This pattern was so easy to sew together, and that’s thanks to both the simple, yet elegant design, and also the very detailed and clear instructions. There is a sewalong on Helen’s website, but I didn’t find it was necessary. […]

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