Suede jumper of my dreams

Hey everyone, Hope you are all well and are relaxing after busy Christmas and New Year celebrations. I am here today to show off my latest make which I am so in love with! Just before Christmas I purchased some blush pink suede scuba fabric from Abakhan (there are 5 colours to choose from). When […]

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My 2019 roundup

Hey everyone, Quick last minute blogging of 2019! I am rather behind on my blogging so I have a lot to show you all… I would say I’ve ended the year on a real sewing high, largely because the time I have to sew has increased now that the baby isn’t so small anymore. I’ve […]

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The start of something special…

Hey everyone, This weekend I have sewn the speediest project ever! From the post arriving to the garment being made was less than 18 hours (with a 7 hour sleep in between too). So I’ve seen over the years that everyone has raved about the True Bias Ogden Cami, but I’d never got on the […]

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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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