Dressmaking

First project of 2022! DIY pyjama set

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope that 2022 is off to a gentle and happy start for you. Here in Amsterdam the lockdown continues, with hospitality shut but non-essential stores now open by appointment. I have to admit, it's really hard going. Last January and February were quite hard for me mental health wise in… Continue reading First project of 2022! DIY pyjama set

Dressmaking · pattern review

Seamwork Madhu top

Summer is teasing us here in Amsterdam - here one moment, gone the next, you really don't know how to dress from one day to the next! With this in mind I'm looking for pieces that will take my wardrobe from season to season in a flash - ie, separates! I recently joined Seamwork after… Continue reading Seamwork Madhu top

Dressmaking

Learning to sew stretch: French Terry co-ord set with Good Fabric

I was gifted this fabric in exchange for a blog post on my experience sewing with it. All views are my own. I'm turning 30 this month - yikes, now it's out there. Before Covid, I had a list of things I wanted to do before 30 and they mostly included travel ....well, things have… Continue reading Learning to sew stretch: French Terry co-ord set with Good Fabric

Dressmaking

A perfect ‘simple sew’; the Grace Skirt

This blog post contains gifted products that I received in exchange for a blog entry Have you heard of Simple Sew? If you haven't already, theirs are a collection of staple wardrobe pieces that are a great option for both experienced and beginner sewers. From their patterns you could easily build a lovely capsule wardrobe… Continue reading A perfect ‘simple sew’; the Grace Skirt

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