Republique de Chiffon Jackie (yes another) Jumpsuit

dsc_6646Having been (completely-out-of-character) organised sewing flower girl dresses for my daughters to wear to their uncle’s wedding months in advance I then got caught up with other things and left sewing my own outfit until the last minute. In honour of my newly discovered love of jumpsuits I decided to use the Jackie jumpsuit pattern by Republique du Chiffon with it’s double cap sleeves and buttoned V-back, and three days before leaving for the wedding took a trip up to Goldhawk Road to find some suitable fabric. Continue reading

Sashiko Scrap bag no.2


The first sashiko scrap bag that I made nearly 2 years ago has experienced heavy use ever since, but there are times when it isn’t quite big enough for all the stuff I want to haul around. (Mummy, can you hold this cardigan/waterbottle/doll/half eaten apple etc.) I was finally prompted into action by The Makery’s Refashioners 2016 Jeans challenge. It’s definitely a challenge worth looking at as there are so many inspiring creations this year. Continue reading

Inari x3

Inari tee and self drafted box tee

Yes those are matching outfits, again. As far as I’m concerned we won’t ever be wearing them at the same time again, but as my youngest has different ideas there may have to be some strategic hiding of her t-shirt in the wash basket whenever I want to wear mine. Continue reading