How I made a Burda Jacket

How I made a Burda Jacket

Burda Jacket 115 How I made a Burda Jacket This isn’t a tutorial as such, but explains how I used a Burda magazine to make Burda Jacket 115. The pattern comes from quite an old Burda magazine – 11/2013. There are two versions of a similar item in this...
Plastic Free Food Covers

Plastic Free Food Covers

Plastic Free Food Covers Plastic Free Food Covers I saw cotton plastic free food covers in our Zero Waste shop the other day and was shocked at how expensive they are! Also, being cotton it was porous to air, something I didn’t want, as certain foods would dry...
Green Puff Sleeve Top

Green Puff Sleeve Top

Green Puff Sleeve Top Green Puff Sleeve Top I bought this fabric ages ago. The inspiration for this green puff sleeve top is the fresh floaty floral summer fashions trending right now. You need: – pattern – I found one on Pinterest – see...
Straw Bag

Straw Bag

Straw Bag Straw Bag This straw bag is made from two IKEA round place mats. You could use square ones or use place mats made from something else to make this easy bag. Here’s how I made this one. You need: – 2 x place matsmatching colour threadStrap for the...
Linen Balloon Sleeve Top

Linen Balloon Sleeve Top

Linen Balloon Sleeve Top Linen Balloon Sleeve Top I’m loving statement sleeve tops – hence this Linen Balloon Sleeve Top. And as always, I use easy shapes to make my clothes. Here’s how to make this top. I am a UK dress size 12. Adjust bigger or...
Brocade Shift Dress

Brocade Shift Dress

Brocade Shift Dress I’ve made a good few simple loose shift dresses like this brocade dress. You can head to the Dresses section at the top of this blog to see two I made in different fabrics and colours. Am not going to re-write all the instructions but rather...

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