My Indigo Dresses [Tilly and the Buttons] Pattern Thoughts

I’m really happy to share one of my current favourite sewing patterns – the Indigo dress from sewing pattern company ‘Tilly and the buttons’. I’ve now made 2 of these; a top version and a 2 tier dress version; both of which I am so happy with. The indigo dress is a smock style topContinue reading “My Indigo Dresses [Tilly and the Buttons] Pattern Thoughts”

Sewing Jersey T-shirts: Tabitha Tee and The Coco Top

Recently, while planning my sewing, I was looking through my wardrobe to see what clothing I wore the most, and I noticed how many of my favourite T-shirts are looking rather old, tired and scruffy! It’s definitely time to replace them with some beautiful ‘me-made’ tops! This was my first real foray into sewing withContinue reading “Sewing Jersey T-shirts: Tabitha Tee and The Coco Top”

The Stevie Dress (Tilly Buttons Pattern Review)

I finally tried out the Stevie Dress pattern by Tilly and the Buttons – a great beginners make that was fun and quick to make. I used a lightweight woven viscose for the tunic. Pattern: Stevie Dress by Tilly and the Buttons Fabric: Red birds viscose from pound fabrics Instructions and Sewing the Garment AsContinue reading “The Stevie Dress (Tilly Buttons Pattern Review)”

The Jamie Pyjamas (Tilly Buttons Pattern Review)

Pattern: Jamie Pyjamas by Tilly and the buttons Fabric: Floral Print Cotton Lawn from Minerva Crafts and Fabrics The Jaime Pyjamas (shorts version) were the item of clothing I made myself this year. I saw that you could purchase a PDF pattern to download and print immediately and I went for it! Tilly Buttons alsoContinue reading “The Jamie Pyjamas (Tilly Buttons Pattern Review)”

Dominique Skirt (Tilly Buttons Pattern Review)

Pattern: Dominique Skirt by Tilly Buttons Fabric: Halloween from Spoonflower As a self confessed horror fanatic I just knew that I needed to buy this fabric as soon as I saw it, so I went ahead and ordered some. The Spoonflower factory is in Berlin, and it arrived to me within about 2 weeks. WhenContinue reading “Dominique Skirt (Tilly Buttons Pattern Review)”

Safiya Dungarees (Tilly and the Buttons Pattern Review)

Pattern: Safiya Dungarees from Tilly and the Buttons (Make it simple book) Fabric: Viscose linen from Pound Fabrics Instructions Tilly and the Buttons ‘Make it Simple book’ contains detailed instructions with full colour photographs throughout, making it perfect for beginners (and upwards) who are looking to try out different clothing. The book comes with patternContinue reading “Safiya Dungarees (Tilly and the Buttons Pattern Review)”

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