The Sagebrush top [Friday Pattern Company] – A perfect summer top!

The Sagebrush top, a pattern from Friday Pattern company, is a breezy blouse designed for woven fabrics with a gorgeous ruffle across the front and statement sleeves. It has a wide size range from XS to 7X and is suitable for beginner sewers. Its a pattern I’ve had my eye on for quite some time,Continue reading “The Sagebrush top [Friday Pattern Company] – A perfect summer top!”

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”

What I’ve been sewing – January & February 2021

I’ve had a lovely start to my 2021 sewing year; and in this post I am going to share some of the highlights with you! The Carnaby Dress: Pattern by Nina Lee London This Nina Lee shift dress pattern came with a recent issue of Simply Sewing magazine, and I knew I was going toContinue reading “What I’ve been sewing – January & February 2021”

Sewing Lingerie: Lana Bra by Made for Mermaids

Pattern: The Lana Bra by Made for Mermaids I’ve been toying with the idea of trying to sew a bra for a while now, and when this pattern popped up on my instagram feed, I decided it was the one to try first. The Lana Bra is a non-wired full cup bra, with adjustable strapsContinue reading “Sewing Lingerie: Lana Bra by Made for Mermaids”

Hinterland Dress [Sew Liberated] Pattern Review

I’m going to start this post by saying that this is probably my favourite dress pattern that I have made so far in my sewing journey! So much so that I’ve made 2 of them already! I made one out of the fabric from an old tablecloth, which I wore on Christmas Day, and oneContinue reading “Hinterland Dress [Sew Liberated] Pattern Review”

Sew Anonymous (Fabric shop review and purchase)

Fabric Shop: Sew Anonymous I recently purchased some fabric from “Sew Anonymous” an online fabric shop that I discovered via Instagram. I ordered some gorgeous space print cotton which is simply gorgeous, and I thought I would do a little shop review for the blog! This shop is a fairly new, online only, store runContinue reading “Sew Anonymous (Fabric shop review and purchase)”

Sewing a Shirt! New Look 6197 Pattern Review

When I decided to teach myself to sew clothes, one of the things I was most keen to work towards sewing was a mans shirt. Back in June 2020 this seemed like a daunting project, but by November I was really keen to get going and try it out. My husband, Andy, absolutely loves brightContinue reading “Sewing a Shirt! New Look 6197 Pattern Review”

What I’ve been sewing – November and December 2020

As its been a while since I got a post up, I thought I would do a quick round up of the things I’ve sewn in the last few months! I’ve had a great few months for sewing, and I’m so excited about my recent makes. The lotta Dress I jumped on the bandwagon andContinue reading “What I’ve been sewing – November and December 2020”

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”

Felicity Fabrics (Shop Review and Purchase)

Felicity Fabrics is a fairly new online shop run by a mother and daughter duo – Caroline and Fliss. They are passionate sewists themselves who have curated a beautiful collection of dressmaking fabrics, indie patterns and haberdashery items. The website has a really luxurious and well branded vibe to it and I really enjoyed takingContinue reading “Felicity Fabrics (Shop Review and Purchase)”

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