dressmaking

BOOK REVIEW: The Red Ribbon by Lucy Adlington

Hello! Thank you so much for stopping by! This blog post is a little bit different to previous posts but I     hope fellow sewists will appreciate it. A few months ago I attended the launch of Lucy Adlington’s latest book, The Red Ribbon. If you haven’t heard of Lucy, I suggest you look… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Red Ribbon by Lucy Adlington

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dressmaking · Vintage style

#MakeNine2018 and New Year Sewing Resolutions

Happy New Year and welcome back to my blog! Anyone who uses Instagram and enjoys sewing is sure to have spotted the Make Nine hastag. I’ve seen #2018makenine and #makenine2018 so I will probably use both just to be on the safe side! I’m not very good at sticking to my sewing plans and intend… Continue reading #MakeNine2018 and New Year Sewing Resolutions

Craft delights · Keepsakes and accessories

The Peacock Feather Masquerade Mask

Hello and welcome back to my blog. I am excited to share my latest creation with you as it’s so different to the kind of items I usually make. Last month, my friend Laura commissioned me to make her a glamorous mask to wear to a Christmas Ball. It was such an exciting prospect I… Continue reading The Peacock Feather Masquerade Mask

dressmaking · Vintage style

Simplicity Sewing Challenge Prizes and Knitting and Stitching Show Treats

Hello and welcome to my blog! I haven’t had much time to sew recently as I am extending my kitchen and it has reached a particularly disruptive stage. Unfortunately, this has meant some of my pre-Christmas sewing projects have fallen by the wayside, including my Christmas party dress 😦 However, I do have some exciting… Continue reading Simplicity Sewing Challenge Prizes and Knitting and Stitching Show Treats