I actually made this Tilly and the Buttons Coco dress last year, before this sewing blog existed. But I really wanted to share it with you! This was originally a blog post for Minerva crafts and i was so lucky to be sent this fabric in exchange for my fair and honest review. You can … Continue reading How much do I love this dress?
I actually receieved the Orchid pattern as a thank you for testing the Parasol Jumpsuit from Ensemble patterns, the two garments are designed to mash together to give two body and two bottom options! This was my tester version of the Parasol Jumpsuit So the Orchid top can have the jumpsuit legs and vice versa. … Continue reading Chalk and Notch Orchid Midi in Floral Georgette.
A joint venture with https://sewstainability.wordpress.com/about/ In celebration of my little blog I wanted to share the happiness with you all! This little give away was born after posting a little picture on IG of my Grandmas button tin. I was searching for a couple of buttons for my newest make and started to think about … Continue reading Our little giveaway!
So following a shout out on face book I applied to test the new dress for Christina. She was originally "The Nameless dress" and I almost got my choice of Jasmine, for her name. We were asked to suggest a name. I chose Jasmine, because I wanted to call her The Chai, but apparently Itch … Continue reading The Grace Dress. Testing a lovely new dress, for Wardrobe by me!
So, I thought I'd write a few words about pattern testing for anyone who has wondered what it is, or how to get involved! I have over the years tested many patterns and have pretty much always enjoyed my experience. Its a great way to be in on the ground so to speak, with new … Continue reading Pattern Testing!
So I volunteered to be part of the D&H Fabrics series, on "Inclusivity in the pattern industry" The project was intended to focus on anyone who felt they were not fully represented by most pattern designers. The lovely Tammy (who owns and runs D&H fabrics) had put a shout out on social media which I … Continue reading My Fab Landers!
For a while now I have really wanted a pattern for a jersey cardigan. I follow quite a few people and have coverted many of theirs already. But, there are a few to choose from. I was looking at The Blackwood Cardigan by Helens Closet https://helenscloset.ca/product/blackwood-cardigan-pdf-pattern/ Also top of my list was the Driftless cardigan … Continue reading Nautical Kinder Cardi!
https://www.minervacrafts.com/blog/projects/twig-and-tale-trailblazer I think this is my proudest make ever! The wool blend coating is described on the Minerva crafts website as Heavy, so when it arrived I didn’t expect the fabric to be as soft and drapey as it was. I’m absolutely certain it will be very warm and cosy, but the fabric caught me … Continue reading Minerva Crafts Check coat fabric review.
Merchant & Mills MADE in DENIM Clementine Skirt Review So, I am really excited to review this pattern for Minerva Crafts. I love the style and appearance of Merchant & Mills Products, the fabrics, the garments, tools, everything. They have such a strong brand identity, but I’d never made one of their patterns! So here I … Continue reading Merchant and Mills Made in Denim Clementine Skirt for Minerva Crafts
That by the end of 2018 I would be beginning my own Blog!? Not me and that's a fact, I decided to do this as I'm loving the whole creative process and being involved in the social media community, I'm finding that sewing, knitting and crochet is not the solitary pastime it used to be … Continue reading So who knew?