This 'n' That

Merry Sparkly Christmas!

When Lisa showed us this gorgeous, drapey rose gold sequin fabric on the December Sew Over It Vlog I couldn’t resist, even though I’ve never been a sequin and sparkles kinda gal. I don’t normally go out-out much (ahh!) so don’t really have the need for going-outy-type-sparkly-tops, but with Christmas just around the corner I knew… Continue reading Merry Sparkly Christmas!

Pattern Reviews

Sew Over It Coco Jacket – #Daphne

The long-awaited, much-anticipated, and considerably-coveted Coco Jacket pattern just had to be mine as soon as it was pre-released as part of the Sew Over It PDF Club! My decision on fabric was an easy one… it’s classic Chanel-esque in ‘my’ colours. It’s also from Sew Over It, but I’ve just checked and it looks like it’s now… Continue reading Sew Over It Coco Jacket – #Daphne

Pattern Reviews

Marbella (the dress not the holiday destination)

Like #Daphne I have recently 'found' Itch to Stitch patterns that are drafted so brillantly for a cup size bigger than a B! This is the second Itch to Stitch pattern I have used. I admit to being so excited by discovering them, I have a queue of literally all their patterns designed with cup… Continue reading Marbella (the dress not the holiday destination)

Pattern Reviews

My Ulimate Summer Dress and the Vaporetto version

I've loved Sew Over It's ultimate shift dress for a couple of summers now and have made several sleeveless versions, always lined in the perfect nude rayon from Sew Over It  https://sewoverit.co.uk/product/rayon-pastel-nude/ Using the lining makes for a much nicer dress which glides better over lumps and bumps and does somehow, help stop as much creasing… Continue reading My Ulimate Summer Dress and the Vaporetto version