One of the sponsors of London Sew Social (a European children’s sewing enthusiasts get together) was UpCraft Club (a modern sewing association for people who especially love using digital patterns). This gave me the opportunity to try out the Splash Swimsuit pattern from Lily Sage & Co, my first attempt at a home sewn swimsuit for myself.
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 →
Earlier this week I shared the jumpsuits I made for my daughters. I really love those jumpsuits. So much so I developed jumpsuit envy and decided the time had finally come to attempt one for myself. Continue reading →
The Top Knot dress and romper is a newly released pattern by Gabriela of Chalk and Notch. Back in April I worked on testing the pattern but have since made another version both of which I’m sharing today as part of this week’s blog tour. Continue reading →
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of taking part in London Sew Social, a weekend of sharing, chatting, sight-seeing, eating and of course fabric shopping (although as I was in my home town I managed to resist temptation) with a host of inspiring sewing bloggers from around Europe. Continue reading →
First up, the dress that became an apron. And not just any apron, probably the nicest apron I’ll ever have, which is a pretty good claim for the end product of an unsuccessful project. Continue reading →
Back in January I made my friend some clothes for her newborn twins. At the time I wanted something very practical so made some jersey co-ordinates. Now they’re a little bigger I wanted to make some fun little rompers in a design that I’ve been working on. Continue reading →