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 →
Pattern hacks seem like the holy grail of garment making. Instagram seems full of these competent sewists who see a pattern, know exactly what fabric they'll make it in, and how they'll change it to look more like the items they've been dreaming of.
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
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.
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 →
It's been a busy week, with the Sew Scottish meet up in Edinburgh, a busy week at work and a jam packed (and sunny) bank holiday weekend.
I have two big trips planned for this year - as well as New York, at the end of May we'll be heading to Greece to do some island hopping. My wardrobe ideas for Greece are romantic, flowing airy dresses. Cottons and drapes wovens.