So I’m a thrifty girl at heart when it comes to sewing. Can’t stand waste and will always try to find ways of saving money when sewing. Even if it means cutting corners (like not lining) or changing closures. So I had 2 metres of fab kath kidson-esque 100% cotton fabric. I could see my [...]


I had the fun task of making a cancan skirt for a lovely friend of mine She is performing tonight in it and I hope to take some pictures I have been making little posts on My Blog and if all goes well with the photo taking I will put some images up tomorrow. Here [...]


I sewed up Butterick 5229 to make a 20′s inspired dress…took the ‘tunic pattern and made it long enough to be a dress. But not ridiculously long like on the pattern cover. I used navy blue poly cotton and white bias (although I realized in the sunlight its actually cream!) binding. I also have wooden [...]


Isn’t it the most gorgeous fabric ever? £5.50 per meter….bit more than I usually like to pay but couldn’t resist. So this is the first pattern I’ve managed to complete with no help! Using the simplicity pattern. Quite simple to cut out. I didn’t get confused with the cutting layout this time as I ignored [...]