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
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.
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
Surprise! We are legally wed as of May 6th, 2021, and I couldn’t be happier – nor more proud of myself for getting it all done. Regular readers will remember that I have been consumed by wedding sewing since Christmas at least, when we made the decision to elope rather
I finished my birthday Waikerie Dress! Although there’s nowhere to go for my birthday this year, I still wanted to maintain my tradition of making myself a new outfit. The Waikerie pattern by Muna & Broad was one I’d not made before and I’m not totally sold on the silhouette
I’ve been putting off writing this post because I really wanted to go do a full photo shoot with proper make up and the whole works, but I’ve had COVID and just not felt up to it. And if I don’t write this post soon, the moment will have well
Given my wonky hands, lots of my crafty hobbies are inaccessible. I find holding smaller things harder than bigger ones, so cross stitch is off the table – I started the Clouds Factory ‘Magical Creatures’ calendar to be my 2019 sampler, then had hoped it might become a 2020 sampler,
It’s no surprise I love Gertie. Her modernised vintage patterns are exactly what I want to wear every day. (Except all the days I wear jogging bottoms and one of my partner’s tshirts, which given we live in These Times is basically every day. No chance I’m dressing up all