Hey everyone, Whilst it has been glorious outside I have had a serious lack of something nice to wear out for the hot weather. So I have cracked on with the Seamwork Adelaide dress that I downloaded a little while ago. I like the simple shape and thought it would be lovely made up in the… Continue reading Adelaide dress update
Hey everyone, I have not posted in a little while because like everyone else, I have been making the most of the hot weather. Is it just me that feels it’s too hot to do anything except stay in a cool shower? Whilst on holiday my friend Sophie also picked up some fabric and gave… Continue reading Jungle Book makeup bag
Hey everyone, today I am showing you what I have been working on last week. I really wanted a bit of a quick win and so made a sleeveless top straight from the pattern. I chose a pattern from a book I already had on my bookshelf – the Great British Sewing Bee Book –… Continue reading Sleeveless shell top from GBSB book
Hey everyone, So part of the reason for starting my blog was to spur me on to sew a bit faster and finish things. I have been sewing my Hawthorn dress, for I honestly couldn’t tell you. This dress has been challenging, I have had difficulties with setting in the sleeves, redoing them about 3… Continue reading The never-ending Hawthorn dress completed
My friends and I went to the Isle of Wight recently for a short camping trip. I like to get a souvenir and do like me some fabric! I knew that one of the bloggers that I like to read, ‘Did you make that‘ likes going to the IOW and so I asked her whether… Continue reading Holiday fabric!
For those of you who have me on facebook would have seen, I did finish the dress in time for my friend’s wedding! I’m gunna be honest, I didn’t like cutting it that fine but I had been a bit slack in getting on with it sooner in the year. So, here are the photos!… Continue reading The finished article and the beautiful bride!
Hey everyone, last time on my Grace dress I had messed up the invisible zip and had to unpick one of the sides to re-try. This time I have been successful, well kind of.. Those of you who have put in a zip into a lined dress might have noticed my mistake which I only… Continue reading Grace dress update
I found a little time over the weekend to fit my invisible zip in to my Grace dress, well attempt to anyways. It didn’t go to plan… I set up pinning in one side The top of the zip was spot on The bottom was a bit out of the 5/8th seam allowance but still… Continue reading Invisible zip mistakes!
So I’ve been working, quite slowly if I’m honest, on the dress I’m wearing to my friend Grace’s wedding at the beginning of June. The pattern is the Flora dress – By Hand London, and the fabric is from Sew Over It. Some problems I initially had were the fact that the fabric is very… Continue reading Progress on Grace dress so far…
Hello and thanks for popping by my new blog! I am new to the blogging field, read enough of them though! I am hoping to add to my page soon with some sewing stuff 🙂 Tash