I don’t know, I just wanted to write something. It’s only really in the last couple of years that I even admitted that I had an eating disorder. It’s a big deal to use such strong words and I was always afraid of being denied that, being told I was
I made a lovely jacket with some more of the wedding tweed. Instagram is being funny about embeds so here’s linkeroo!
Look, a finished garment! I love this shirt so much. I think it’s adorable. I can’t wait to make more – I spent a whole £1 on a beautiful embroidered tablecloth in a charity shop to get on that as soon as I rediscover my sewjo. Full details up on
Much like I want to be gentle with myself next year, I do like setting goals and intentions! As mentioned, my sewing time is going to be significantly reduced compared to 2021. I’m going back to full time work – which is exciting! it’s a role I really want and
It sure has been a year, hasn’t it? We: got married, got a puppy, survived an ongoing pandemic, took a little holiday in Wales, and I’ve got a new job to start in January. For a year that feels like a blur of blank spaces and lockdowns we’ve still managed
It is Christmas day and the puppy and I are watching the Nutcracker ballet whilst wishing I’d bought more cheese. We watched the Muppets Christmas Carol last night and opened our presents and it’s all been wonderful and even though things are really tough I feel festive and loved. I
This was a super last minute entry to the Curvy Sewing Database anniversary competition – but I’m so glad I made it in time, because I won two free patterns from it! Very grateful for that and excited for the new year when I’ll have time to sew them. I
I’m so proud of this and can’t wait to get to wear it. Full post is on Minerva – first here, then bonus photos here and here.
Where has the summer gone already? This week I started preparing the pattern pieces for my Cashmerette Auburn blazer which is going to be my next Minerva Brand Ambassador project in the most fabulous wool-blend tweed. I’m daydreaming about bound buttonholes and getting very impatient for the ‘weft interfacing’ I
We got the professional photos back! (Our photos are from Katie at Alt Wedding Co, who specialises in the more unusual wedding with a super fun, relaxed and documentary-style vibe. Matt and I didn’t want the typical formal, staged pictures and both of us have anxiety about being in front