Ruffle Sleeve Top

Ruffle Sleeve Top

Ruffle Sleeve Top It’s been like forever since I last posted here. Don’t know where to start with the excuses. Covid. Businesses closed. Been volunteering for various causes which have kept me busy. Been a bit miserable. Alcohol and cigarettes ban plus...
Wilder Gown

Wilder Gown

Wilder Gown Am totally and utterly in love with this Wilder Gown Dress. Since I started buying pattern magazines and downloading PDF patterns, I have to say, I’ve had OK results. Usually I have to make the item once – figure out what to do – and then...
Ogden Camisole

Ogden Camisole

Ogden Camisole The Ogden Camisole has been hailed on social media as a super pattern. This marvelous creation that sewing bloggers make in multiples. How could I resist? Wish I could say it was a piece of cake to make. I can’t. My first attempt I can probably...
Unicorn Bag Tutorial

Unicorn Bag Tutorial

Unicorn Bag Unicorn Bag Tutorial This Unicorn Bag Tutorial came about as I wanted to make a ‘Thank You’ gift for someone who is frankly obsessed with unicorns. It’s surprisingly easy to make. Here’s how. You need: – canvas or firm fabric...
DIY Tote Bag

DIY Tote Bag

DIY Tote Bag DIY Tote Bag This simple DIY tote bag comes from – this – tutorial. Have made a few of them in different colours using left-over fabric. Love, love, love them. With the silver one I had to use some iron-on interfacing as the fabric was a bit...
Using up Left Over Fabric

Using up Left Over Fabric

Using up Left Over Fabric Using up Left Over Fabric It’s always so satisfying when I use up left over fabric. This is a nice firm piece of curtaining which I used to make – curtains – and – a laundry bag. It’s really easy to make a phone...
Wilder Gown Top 1

Wilder Gown Top 1

Wilder Gown Top Wilder Gown Top I’ve been wanting to make a Wilder Gown for a while. They look so romatic in a thoroughly contemporary way. This was my first attempt to make a Wilder Gown. I made a mistake and cut the bodice part too long, so it became a Wilder...
Kochi Jacket 2

Kochi Jacket 2

Kochi Jacket Kochi Jacket This is my second Kochi Jacket. What I love about this Kochi pattern – from the Friday Pattern Company – is how the look and feel of the jacket varies considerably depending on the fabric you use. It’s so versatile. This...
Simple Summer Dress

Simple Summer Dress

Simple Summer Dress Simple Summer Dress This Simple Summer Dress can multi task as a dress or a maxi skirt. Have made this style a good few times in different fabrics. See a version – here. You can make it more or less gathered. And in a lighter or heavier...
Kochi Jacket 1

Kochi Jacket 1

Kochi Jacket Kochi Jacket 1 I’ve been wanting to make this Kochi Jacket for a long, long time. The pics on Instagram always look so good no matter what weight or drape of fabric is used. It’s very similar to my free sewing pattern – see that here...

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