So today I’m going for a slightly different post. I’m lucky enough to have my own dedicated sewing room. My sewing room used to be a home office/sewing room, but when I changed jobs I worked from home less and now its a dedicated sewing room which I sometimes work in. I spend more time… Continue reading My first sewing room
So this weekend was the Knitting and Stitching Show at Ally Pally. Having been for the first time last year, my mum and I were super excited to be going again in 2016. Having thought about what I wanted to sew this winter, I made a list of all the patterns I wanted to try,… Continue reading Knitting and Stitching Show Haul – October 2016
Winter to me is: Thick tights; boots; dark nights; heating on; Christmas; and most importantly an excuse to sew a whole new wardrobe. So between now and March what do I want to be sewing? This is the year I tackle some things I have never tried before: Coats I’ve made the birdie bomber jacket,… Continue reading Winter Sewing Plans
Despite a lot of my “real life” wardrobe being me made, my holiday wardrobe is distinctly RTW. I tend to go on the same type of holidays year in year out (think lazying by a pool everyday and food and cocktails every evening), and with the weather in the UK not often calling for maxi… Continue reading Handmade on holiday?
At the beginning of 2016 I noticed I had way too much fabric in my stash, and really wanted to sew some of it up, after all I bought all the fabric because I really liked it, so why should it just be sat in a suitcase waiting to be used. Well the first half… Continue reading Fabric Splash