I’ve been drooling over the artwork of Yuki at Waffle Patterns for a long time and day-dreamed over her drawings wishing not only could I think up such great designs but also that I could illustrate them so well. Just call me a #fangirl. I was really happy when Yuki agreed to let me test […]
Not for the shrinking violet. Another loungewear antidote.
Summer 2019 shall henceforth be known (by me anyway) as the summer of jumpsuit smugness. I’m sure smug is not good but I am so pleased with myself and what I achieved in my sewing in 2019. Yet another post generated by my #Sewtogetherforsummer19 exploits, this is all about maybe my favourite (…oh, you’re all […]
A couple of years ago I was one of many sewists who bought Named Clothing’s book ‘Breaking The Pattern’ and my 2019 #makenine contained a tongue-in-cheek pledge to sew everything in that book. While I didn’t complete that pledge, I did sew several of the items from that book including two Ruska knot dresses, a […]
A few weeks ago I was really delighted and pleasantly surprised when Christine of Sewing And The City reached out and invited me to be a partner with her sewing pattern company. For a couple of reasons I don’t actually use a lot of Indie patterns, I’ve got nothing against them per se but between […]
Sewing all the shiny shiny in the Lockdown time warp.
I’m sewing for post Covid times
When a beautiful idea captures your heart and your mind.
I had the very great honour last week to be featured in not one but two places in the Sewisphere. As a long time follower of Sew over 50, I was delighted to be invited to join their list of featured sewers and serve as a guest editor for the day, over on their IG account. […]
You know how it happens, you go on a pinning rampage and most of the things you pin never see the light of day ever again.