V1467 sewalong update #2

Hello hive mind! I'm having a bit of a dilemma with my peacoat. I'm at muslin stage (woo!) but I just can't work out how to deal with the fabric pooling at the back waist! It's making me sad (sulky) and I kinda want to make something nice and simple to get me back in … Continue reading V1467 sewalong update #2

Make Do And Gift

If in doubt, make a gift! A friend that I have known since I was 17 recently expressed an interest in learning to sew and her birthday was approaching so I wanted to mark the occasion. Mika lives in the Netherlands now so I wanted to send her a gift but as it couldn't be too big … Continue reading Make Do And Gift

Guthrie & Ghani

During my recent northern excursion my mum and I decided to pay a visit to the small town of Moseley near Birmingham in order to visit Guthrie & Ghani. Run and owned by Lauren Guthrie, 2013 contestant on the first series of BBC 2's Great British Sewing Bee, it started out as an online business with a physical premises … Continue reading Guthrie & Ghani