Whilst I was watching YouTube I came across a lovely lady, Shelly from SewShelly who made a Coco dress by Tilly and the Buttons out of scuba fabric. She personally really likes the fabric and said how easy it was to work with. I thought I would give it a go as Shelly's Coco looked… Continue reading Scuba fabric, do you like it?
I love Ana from CocoWawa Crafts, she is so bubbly, lovely and fun to watch on YouTube, I am a big fan! Ana has some really cute patterns on her website. The Chestnut sweater and top are unique in the fact they have ribbon ties at the back giving you so many options and variations.… Continue reading Chestnut Sweater by CocoWawa Crafts
I love the look of the Cleo pinafore and I did have reservations as to whether this would suit my shape (pear) and my age! But I thought 'what the hell, I will wear whatever I like and whatever makes me feel good'... I went for the classic denim to err on the side of… Continue reading Cleo Dungaree Dress by Tilly and the Buttons
I was thrilled to be chosen to pattern test the Wanderer Tank PDF pattern, it is designed for woven fabrics, it is reversible and has an amazing eyelet lace up design feature on the back. Boxy in design and loose fitting, a perfect pattern for beginners. The Wanderer is an extremely quick sew, I was… Continue reading Pattern Testing the Wanderer Tank by Friday Pattern Company
I needed a top to wear to a friends birthday party and the Sew Over It Pussy Bow Blouse fit the bill perfectly! A beautiful classic design, ideal for tucking into trousers and skirts. A very cute pattern, I can see lots more in my wardrobe in the future. I am a pdf girl, I… Continue reading Pussy Bow Blouse by Sew Over It
The Bondi dress has a high neck with cut-away armholes, you also have the option to add a fringe hem which looks super cute! I chose a linen look cotton fabric to make mine, I didn't add the fringe hem but definitely want to on my next one. I have seen some lovely versions on… Continue reading Bondi dress by Tessuti patterns
It wasn't until I watched Rach from Stitched Up on YouTube show off her beautiful pink Coppelia wrap top that I decided I would give this pattern a go. It has raglan sleeves and a choice of either a cropped ballet style wrap cardigan with ties or or a longer length with the wrap fastened… Continue reading Coppelia by Papercut Patterns