After the long process of finding and fitting a great bra pattern it seems only sensible to make a few in the same style. Once a bra pattern fits well it is actually a reasonably quick (and incredibly satisfying) process to make one. Continue reading
Titchy Thread’s new pattern the Rain Dance Romper is released today from tiny baby to size 4 yrs. I tested the pattern, making a 0-2 month size for my friend’s new baby. I’d been admiring the style for as long as Laura has been developing it, however I initially put it down as a style that would work best for babies/toddlers.
Chalk and Notch patterns are becoming firm favourites in both my daughters and my wardrobes so I was keen to volunteer to test sew Gabriela’s new release – the Farrah dress and top. Continue reading
Last year I created a pattern and tutorial for a little bunny over on Petit a Petit and family, and as it’s spring bunny time of year again I though I’d bring it home. Continue reading
This lovely dress is made using a free pattern from Mix it Make it.
As I mentioned in my post on making jeans I made a pair for my daughter at the same time. Of course that only made the process slower but with all the changing between top-stitching thread and ordinary thread it did seem more efficient it the long run. Continue reading
For someone who wears jeans a lot in the winter (autumn, spring and a bit of summer too) my collection was looking fairly pitiful – one pair from a charity shop in which the elastic is now going plus some holes appearing and one other nice pair of Ginger jeans that I made last year in black coated/waxed denim.
A rather hopeful/premature summer dress made as part of the testing process for Coffee and Thread’s new pattern – the Polina Dress. Continue reading
This skater style dress is a new ‘no frills’ pattern from Madeit Patterns. The pattern is to the same standard but the instructions are more basic (not for beginners) as the pattern is simple enough to make for a more experienced home sewer, and it is sold at a ‘no frills’ sort of price. Continue reading