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.
(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.
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.
First off, Happy New Year everybody. I am maybe a bit late in writing this as it is now the second week in January but sure it is better late than never! In my quest to try and blog a bit more I thought I would start with a bit of a look back at… continue reading.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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