Sew Frosting! Seamwork: Almada Robe

Frosting*. Sew the frosting. What an excellent idea. An excellent challenge. Kelli of True Bias sparked my idea for this project in her original Instagram story- she wanted to sew the fun stuff. And so did I. Couple of days later, Kelli and Heather-Lou of Closet Case Patterns had launched the #sewfrosting challenge. As described... Continue Reading →

True Bias: Ogden cami

There's been many a time I've heard a sewist asked to list the patterns that, were they only permitted to sew these for the rest of their lives, which they'd be. The Ogden Cami is often included in those lists, and I think, if I were to be asked, it might make it onto mine... Continue Reading →

The striped Kalle

Ah, stripes. A timeless, style, but also so very on trend for S/S 2018. The classic shirt, another perennial favourite, seen across the UK high street over the past few months. It's a style I normally couldn't pull off in ready to wear. The gaping at the button hole puts paid to that. But sewing,... Continue Reading →

Closet Case Patterns: Charlie Caftan

it's not just another pattern. It's a Closet Case Pattern. You click the link and there it is - without having realised until now, this is the dress that you've been wanting to own for your whole life. The Charlie Caftan

Greece: A me made May adventure

Downloading the photos to the blog it was pretty clear that this post was going to be a me made holiday round up - there's lots of visual eye candy of gorgeous Grecian villages, sunsets and more.

Me made may update

This post was disasterously deleted just before I hit post. I had to wait until I got home to be able to restore the previous version. Better late than never! We're past the half way point of me made may, and so far I'm enjoying working more of my hand sewn items into my everyday... Continue Reading →

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