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What Becs Sews – Maxi Indigo Dress

My love affair with the Tilly and the Buttons indigo dress continues. I think to date I have made 5 of them. I blogged about the first one I made here , in a mustard yellow cotton that I wore pretty much all winter long (if you visited me in the shop you have probably seen… continue reading.

What Becs Sews – My Makes in 2019

(I have just found this in my drafts and thought I would still post it, even though it is now May, as it is a nice look back at the year!) You might think that opening your own fabric shop would mean that you would be sewing all the time, but in my case that… continue reading.

What Becs Sews – The Adrianna Dress

Friday Pattern Company is very quickly becoming one of my favourite independent pattern companies with 3 wilder gowns already in my weekly wardrobe rotation.  They are based in California and the patterns they produce are both easy to sew, modern and on trend. A few months ago they released the adrianna dress and it quickly… continue reading.

Fancy Blogging For Oh! Sew?

When I was coming up for the design for my website, I wanted my blog to be an integral part of it because I love to read other sewists blogs and having never blogged before I thought I would quite like to give it a go! I had hoped that I would have been able… continue reading.

Introducing my wall prints!

I am really excited to introduce to you, my new sewing themed wall prints! There are four different designs, 2 sewing quotes and 2 stitching notions ones. The idea for these prints came about when I was decorating my shop and was looking for some fun artwork to put on the walls and couldn’t find… continue reading.

What Becs Sews – Indigo Dress

Confession, I always get that little bit more excited about a Tilly and the Buttons release than I do about any other pattern company. Maybe that’s because I have made more Tilly patterns than any other, but I think it is just because they are the closest to my everyday style than any other company…. continue reading.

What Becs Sews – Free Range Slacks

As soon as I saw the free range slacks pattern by Sew House Seven, I knew I had to make a pair, they are exactly what I was looking for in a trouser to see me through what’s left of the summer. The pattern consists of 2 versions, a straight leg version and a tapered… continue reading.

What Becs Sews – The Toaster Sweater

The Sew House Seven toaster sweater is a staple in a lot of sewists wardrobe and it is easy to see why. The pattern comes in two different variations, both with different neck versions and both really lovely when they are made up. I have made both before, but for this time I chose to… continue reading.

What Becs Sews – The Stevie Dress

I have probably been a bit of a Tilly and the Buttons fan girl since she appeared on the first series of The Great British Sewing Bee. In fact, it was that series that made me want to learn to sew in the first place, so when I became a stockists of her patterns and… continue reading.


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