Bonjour! I’m still laid up with my ruptured Achilles, so I can’t sew at the moment, however… here’s one I made earlier! It’s the Tilly and the Buttons Agnes top that I made into a polo neck (pre-injury). I’ve made the Agnes a few times before and I think it’s a fabulous pattern, with plenty… Continue reading Tilly and the Buttons Agnes Top Polo Hack
My husband has searched for many years for waistcoats but being 199 cm tall has never found one long enough in the body. Some months ago, as we had an invitation to a wedding, I used the opportunity to actually make one for him. I was impressed that he was quite keen on the idea… Continue reading Something to keep the other half happy, to prove it’s not all about me!
The Rowan pattern from Megan Nielsen was released a few weeks ago and after seeing it on The Foldline, I knew it had to be added to the sewing list. Firstly, I have to say Tilly and the Buttons Agnes top has always been my go to pattern for jersey tops but this pattern comes… Continue reading Rowan is my new Agnes
Hello, lovely readers. I'm writing this post from my sofa while I rest my leg: I'm on crutches for at least 10 weeks, as I ruptured my Achilles tendon playing in a badminton match last Friday - owie! - though on the plus side, my pink cast is rather fabulous! Anyway, I'm absolutely delighted to… Continue reading Please vote!
I made trousers! And they fit! I really struggle with trousers, as I have a small waist and sway back, but rather large ‘athletic’ hips and thighs (a fair description; I’m very sporty. Although not right now, as I ruptured my achilles last night at a badminton match!). So finding ready-to-wear trousers that fit is… Continue reading Sewaholic Thurlow Trousers Review
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I was SO excited when SOI finally released their Chloe Coat pattern. I saw it this time last year when it was released as a London class, then I’d heard a rumour that it was coming out early this year, so I’d already bought my petrol blue lightweight boiled wool jersey and gorgeous Avoca satin lining… Continue reading Sew Over It Chloe Coat Review – Daphne
I won't go into great detail about this online coat sewing course because it has been reviewed in depth on Daphne. I needed a coat for a Spring wedding in April. I wanted it to go with this lovely Francoise Dress, a Tilly and the Buttons pattern I decided I'd have the outfit as… Continue reading Sew Over It Chloe Coat Review – SewNeedy