Once again I was hovering on the edge of a trend, the Tiered Dress trend to be specific. It takes a while for me to get my head around whether I like a trend enough to get on the bandwagon. I dabbled a bit last year with my Blouse to dress hack to see if […]
Wow, I blinked and it’s been weeks since I blogged. For a traveller like me, summer as you might imagine is my busiest time. We are working extremely hard on catching up with the travel we missed while everyone had to stay at home, so I’ve been on a couple more trips. It’s also the […]
Earlier in the year, I made a dress inspired by Miranda Hobbes from Sex and the City/And Just Like That. I remembered that Miranda was my favourite character of the four friends…
Last summer I set out on a project to conquer my fear of fly fronts on trousers, making a pair of trousers and shorts with a button front as I wanted to experiment. While I was pleased with the outcome and took them away on holiday with me, I decided that my trousers were a […]
Well, the chances of me managing to post a weekly summary on a daily Instagram challenge while travelling and doing a bit of work, were probably slim so here I am again switching the two last bits of Me Made May into one summary post. After my sulky Week 2, I got back into the […]
After the fanfare of week one, I got deflated pretty quickly on week two. … Posting every day on Instagram has to be fun and quite honestly this week it became a drag.
Oh look it’s time for Me Made May. I’m still looking at my makes for 2021 and writing and talking about my 2022 plans and now it’s May already.
I first cut out this bra in June of 2018 after I had lurked through BrAugust the previous summer and promised I would make myself a bra.
…in my previous sewing life I rarely used a pattern more than once.
My typically over-ambitious sewing plans are proving slower to yield fruit than I intended but I do have a new Finished Object to share.
If you saw my entries for Designin’ December and some of my other pieces you probably already know I have a penchant for recreating designer fashion looks on a modest budget.
No actual sewing today but I was really happy to be involved in the Sewover50 lounge at the Stitch Festival show in London