Dressmaking

Iris blouse by Le Camelia Rose

As you may know I recently launched my Modista French labels, as a little homage to both the time I cherished living in France and my love of all things French fashion. Hopefully you have discovered it by now, but the French DIY fashion scene is HUGE. And fabuleuse. As you might expect, French pattern… Continue reading Iris blouse by Le Camelia Rose

Dressmaking · Labels

New Look6461 trousers

Even before lockdown, I was dreaming of comfy linen trousers to lounge in. Linen makes me dream of warm summer evenings, romantic European city breaks and categorically not being sweaty. Aka, the ideal garment. I wanted a simple, wide leg shape and elasticated waist to be friendly to the extra tummy rolls I've gained during… Continue reading New Look6461 trousers

Crochet · Dressmaking · Hand sewing & embroidery · Labels

Beginner-friendly sewing ideas during lockdown

With the Great British Sewing Bee starting on the 22nd April and the majority of people in the world now living under some sort of lockdown, it makes sense that a lot of people will want to start sewing as a new way to pass the time. A lot of people who have bought the… Continue reading Beginner-friendly sewing ideas during lockdown