Simplicity 2255, or ‘the comfiest shirt in the world’

Sorry it's been a little quiet on the western front but I have been sewing, I promise - I even finished another make! Last Sunday I finished making Simplicity 2255 in an Indian print cotton voile and it's basically the comfiest thing ever. I'd seen a girl at work wearing a sleeveless Indian print shirt … Continue reading Simplicity 2255, or ‘the comfiest shirt in the world’

The Betty dress

This is a queue-busting post! It's been sat for ages without pictures and I haven't started sewing something new to post yet this week so I thought I'd share a dress I finished a couple of months ago. On one of many fabric buying trips down on Goldhawk Road, I bought this amazing cotton hibiscus … Continue reading The Betty dress

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