I love making her clothes that are practical as well as cute. And the Avery Romper fitted the bill!
Poppy & Jazz: Tangerine Trousers
The Tangerine Trousers are a tried and trusted baby sewing pattern for us - so far I've made 5 pairs!
Seamwork: Astoria sweater
This was the first knit item I ever cut out, but it took me more than a year to pluck up the courage to sew it up.
A Blackwood cardigan for Budapest
This is a tried and true pattern - I have made four Blackwood cardigans so far. This one is so cosy that I can wear it as a substitute for a jacket in the spring and autumn.
A third trimester Blackwood cardigan
As my pregnancy progressed and I fit into fewer clothes, I needed some neutral layers
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
Slow progress and learning along the way – sewing mistakes
As much as I love to look at new patterns, and join in discussions on social media, this isn't really a substitute for actual sewing experience. I might know a lot about the patterns out there, but I still have a lot to learn about sewing.
#top5of2017: Reflections on a strange year
It's been quite a strange year for me; lots of unexpected developments but lots of positives too.