I made another garment as part of my link with Minerva as a brand ambassador - I hacked the Friday Pattern Company Patina blouse. There's a full write up on the Minerva site here. And the Patina hack instructions I followed are on the Friday Pattern Company blog here.
Helen’s Closet: March Dress
I loved the pattern as soon as Helen shared a sneak peek - I even messaged her to find out how much fabric it needed
Anna Allen: Anthea Blouse
I can completely understand the hype, and love wearing my Anthea - I've made more than one already and have plans for more.
Oh Me Oh My Patterns: Lily of the Valley
I was really lucky to be picked as a tester for this new kids sewing pattern and wanted to share my experience of both the pattern and being a first-time tester.
Oh Me Oh My Patterns: Nora Top and Dress
It's so good, I've already made three and have a fourth cut out!
Pattern Fantastique: Vali dress & top
I love the cornflower blue colour - I need to sew with blue more often.
That gave me ten mins while my husband and daughter showered to close off those channels and trim off all the loose threads. And I did it! Then wore the top out to dinner! I was delighted!
Closet Core Patterns: Carolyn Pajamas
I've wanted to make the Closet Core Patterns Carolyn Pajamas for so long. But I'd heard it was a long sew so kept putting it off. Then Minerva offered me the perfect fabric as part of their brand ambassador programme, and I couldn't really say no. The Carolyn's and this Art Gallery pooling are a... Continue Reading →
Papercut Patterns: Nexus Blouse
The Nexus Blouse, from Papercut Patterns, with its billowing statement sleeves and relaxed fit, caught my eye as I saw more and more versions pop up on Instagram. There are two sleeve options - one long billowing sleeve with large cuff and the other more cropped and open. I fell in love with a floral... Continue Reading →