Tag Archives: Sewing

The Hepworth Dress.

This is a little bit later than planned, but last week the latest Sinbad & Sailor pattern was released, and it’s a beauty. Hannah asked me to pattern test the wonderful Hepworth dress which is a sleeveless, princess seamed bodice with a fitted waist and flared skirt. Essentially a perfect addition to all wardrobes! As […]


My love for the By Hand London girls is well documented. I may not have blogged them all, but every one of their patterns has been lovingly made at my machine and my fan girling knows no shame. It helps that they’re also some of the nicest, funnest, funniest people I’ve had the pleasure to […]

And What Do Points Mean? Prizes!

There are several epic giveaways flying around the sewing blogging world at the moment and the lovely people at Simplicity have let me get involved too, woo hoo! So, I have a couple of patterns to give to the highest bidder! Or… ermm… two randomly selected comments at the end of this post….just don’t forget […]

Hazel and Victoria.

I have been the very lucky recipient of several exciting packages over the last couple of months. The first of which was an epic haul from the lovely team over at Kollabora. Amongst the goodies, was a copy of Colette’s Hazel dress. I credit Colette as the company that really got me into sewing. Although […]

Moss Skirt Take 1.

Yet again this morning, I opened my wardrobe and had nothing to wear. How does this happen? I buy lots of clothes (although have cut down massively in the last year or so) and sew a lot, and yet when it comes down to it, I seem to have very little that I love and […]


I would like to hijack these honeymoon posts to blog about my new Belladone dress. Well, sort of… I have been meaning to take pictures of it for a good few weeks (I say “I”, I actually mean my rather lovely husband), but we hadn’t found anywhere nice to take them. HELLO TUSCAN SUNSET. Seriously, […]