By Hand London Anna dress

You know when you have an event to go to but procrastinate for so long that you don't have anything to wear until the last minute? No? Just me then... Last year my cousin got married, and I needed something nice to wear for the occasion. I really was short on time and didn't really … Continue reading By Hand London Anna dress

November sewing plans

Another month gone, so time to make more plans! After a month of ‘no plan, no pressure’ sewing, I am ready to set myself some simple goals for November to ease me in to winter stitching and hopefully get my sewjo going again: Make a Grainline Studio Linden. I’ve already got the fabrics out to … Continue reading November sewing plans

Petal Sorbetto

A new post! 2 posts in one week! What is this productive madness?! I have a couple of makes that just need some finishing touches which will be written up soon but this is a quick make I finished last week. I don't often read magazines (I only buy them when there's a good freebie!) … Continue reading Petal Sorbetto

Do you ever…

...have those days where you have all the best intentions but get absolutely nothing done? OK, so I exaggerate a bit - I did finally clean the bathroom... I had planned to possibly finish my Belcarra today, toilé and all. But as you can probably guess, that hasn't quite happened. I got my fabric out last week only … Continue reading Do you ever…

New projects

Just a few updates today - no project currently on the go but several in the works! First up, the Belcarra blouse from Sewaholic! I finally bought my 'medicinal' pattern (woo! No more tonsillitis!) from Trixie Lixie and I'm going to start this tomorrow night. I have this great floral fabric that I picked up at the Knitting … Continue reading New projects