A Pinafore Alternative: Simplicity 1325 Dress

The Pinafore – Love It or Hate It? I can’t make my mind up about pinafore dresses. On one hand I love the look of…

A Skirt In Twenty Minutes

Yep, Stripes Again… After sewing a maxi dress and a turtleneck top, I still had around a metre of my taupe and black striped fabric…

Even more Simplicity 1325 t-shirts!

So apparently it was Blue Monday this week (a pseudo-scientific concept invented for marketing purposes). We’re all supposed to feel the most depressed on the…

2018 Make Nine Challenge

I can’t believe it’s the 9th of January already and also that my girls only went back to school today! I had intended to write…

Creating my dream handmade capsule wardrobe

I have spent forever looking through my sewing patterns, and at some new ones, trying to plan a capsule wardrobe. I don’t want to create…

Sewing an autumn/winter Capsule Wardrobe

Now the weather has changed, my thoughts have turned towards creating a capsule wardrobe for autumn and winter. Actually,  this isn’t quite true, I’m always…