Out of the blue just before my Italian holiday, I was contacted by Yuki of Waffle Patterns. She was testing a new pattern. She must have read my mind because the latest pattern was a utility apron/belt. That’s a bit out of the ordinary, you may think but, for the longest time, I had been […]
Sewing New look 6688
This top was made for a Minerva Brand Ambassador feature. Minerva was showcasing New Look Patterns and asked us to choose a pattern to review. I chose this simple but sophisticated looking top.
Making the Alice and Co Deauville shirt
I signed up for another sewing pattern test for Alice and Co patterns last autumn. Alice and Co have a nice selection of patterns that you could make a decent capsule from. Their patterns are more suitable for Beginners or Intermediate sewists and upwards with basic details and not many really complicated techniques. I tested […]
Finlayson sweater for Him
Now that I’ve got over the fear it seems pretty normal to be inserting a sewing project for the man.
Red pleather Ivy trench coat
Not for the shrinking violet. Another loungewear antidote.
Quick wins to reach across the world.
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. […]
Sewing bookworm – It’s habit forming
Sade and Rae a couple of flighty pieces that were made for flouncing.