Happy new year! #2017makenine is an initiative from Lucky Lucille, encouraging makers to be intentional about their makes, by selecting nine items they’d like to make over the year, according to what would work well with their wardrobes and lifestyles, what is missing at the moment and so on. I think this is a great idea,… Read More #2017makenine
Well hello! I hope you’re well and having a good week. I keep reading about how the summer is nearly over (for those of us in the northern hemisphere at least), and I can’t decide how I feel about that. I am enjoying the sunshine. But I am warm! I also miss wearing boots. So… Read More Ikat Wiksten Tova
I’ve been looking forward to writing this post for maybe a month. This is one of those rare projects where I know exactly what I want to make, what event for, and what fabric I plan to use. In fact I can point to this very post as evidence. I realise general wisdom is that those things… Read More Southport maxi dress
Hello there! It feels like a while since I last wrote a blog post, and I’ve missed it! I have actually been sewing quite a lot, but for one reason or another it hasn’t appeared. We went away to Wales for 10 days, and had a great time, but no sewing took place there. Since… Read More Mmmmmm fabric…
Hello everyone! I hope you’re enjoying the summer (or winter, if you’re all the way down south!) so far. We’re in North Wales at the moment, having a great time. And yesterday afternoon, the weather was so nice I got to wear this! My new Colette Moneta. After my first moneta, which I liked the… Read More Colette Moneta: take 2….
A round-up of maternity sewing plans, mostly using indie patterns and tutorials.… Read More Covering the bump – maternity sewing plans
Some crochet granny squares for a baby blanket, in a delicious cotton-merino yarn.… Read More Squares squares everywhere