Craft delights · Keepsakes and accessories · Upcycling

Two Little Birds

And now for something completely different... I love to snuggle up on the couch in front of a film or box set, and it’s even more fun when I have some handicrafts on the go. I feel like it almost gives me an excuse to watch hours and hours of Mad Men or the like,… Continue reading Two Little Birds

dressmaking · Vintage style

The 1940s Dream Dress

Hello there! Thank you so much for visiting my blog. This year, I have two main goals; to make casual clothes that I will get a lot of wear out of, and to improve my sewing skills by experimenting with new fabrics and techniques. So in true Lizzie style, on a cold January day, I… Continue reading The 1940s Dream Dress

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