dressmaking, sewing

My Hannah Dress

My obsession with this pattern started a long time ago, Elisalex posted images on her feed of her progress with the dress and I fell in love with it. My main love was the wrap over style and the neckline shape, as soon as it was launched I purchased the PDF and got it printed.… Continue reading My Hannah Dress

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The Olive pinafore from Tilly and the Buttons Make it Simple Book (the pink one)

Note - I received this book as an extra thank you as part of paid work modelling in the book. This is the second version of the pattern I have made, I love the pattern so much I made this one straight afterwards. I had this jumbo cord from New Craft House, its deadstock and… Continue reading The Olive pinafore from Tilly and the Buttons Make it Simple Book (the pink one)

dressmaking, pattern review, sewing

The Olive pinafore from Tilly and the Buttons Make it Simple Book (the blue one)

This is the olive pinafore from the Tilly and the Buttons make it simple book and this is truly a simple make. It's a cute pinafore dress with unlimited customisations options to make it yours and to make multiples that all look different. My favourite part of this pattern is the all-in-one facing, you attach… Continue reading The Olive pinafore from Tilly and the Buttons Make it Simple Book (the blue one)

dressmaking, pattern review, sewing

Tilly and the Buttons – Bobbi Pinafore Pattern Review

I am a big fan of the pinafore or dungarees style and I wear them a lot in all kinds of different variations, the Bobbi pinafore hits all the spots I love. It's a cute shape with a waist detail so it is really flattering on and not too tight, a perfect style to wear… Continue reading Tilly and the Buttons – Bobbi Pinafore Pattern Review

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The Purple Merchant and Mills Ellis Dress

I've loved this pattern since I saw Noni @isewyousee and Vicky @sewstainably make and wear their own versions. I knew I needed a couple in my wardrobe and this is my 1st, I decided to use the special denim I custom dyed from this post. Image by merchant and mills The Merchant and Mills pattern… Continue reading The Purple Merchant and Mills Ellis Dress

Fashion, Fashion, Lifestyle

Styling my Polka Blouse

So I'm no style guru or will ever claim to be a fashionista. I've fallen in love with my new polka blouse and pairing it with different garments so thought I'd share some of the looks I've put together. Dungarees - these are my black denim dungarees I made over the summer. The pattern is… Continue reading Styling my Polka Blouse