I love the challenge of sewing a shirt, so I decided to do a bit of selfish sewing for my Husband. The Hackney Shirt, from Sew Over It includes flat felled seams, a classic collar and a tower button placket.
My name is Claire and I’m a coat-o-holic. I love sewing coats, because I like a challenge, I like tailoring and I even like top stitching and this coat was going to push my skills and test my patience. I drew my inspiration from Anne Hathaway looking rather fetching in this Mustard Trench and sinceContinue reading “Isla Trench Coat”
So I’m soooo pleased to announce I have been selected out of over 600 applicants (wahhtttt!) to be a Pattern Insider for Sew Over It. Lisa Comfort and the team have developed a huge range of patterns, for a stylish, modern wardrobe, drawing inspiration from vintage silhouettes. It’s fair to say, I am a bigContinue reading “Sew Over It Kitty Dress”
For my Minerva Crafts Blog Project this month, I decided to make a Jumpsuit, and used this Indigo Chambray. It’s the first jumpsuit I’ve made that feels like my style and look forward to making more jumpsuits in the future. It has these huge pockets in the front, which make it functional, but you justContinue reading “Minerva Crafts Blog: A Chambray Jumpsuit”
For my Minerva Crafts Blog Post this month I used the notorious Tilly and the Buttons Stretch Book to make a Joni Dress from black and white crepe scuba. Pattern: Joni Dress from Stretch Fabric: Monochrome Scuba Crepe from Minverva Crafts Notions: Swimsuit/ Clear Elastic to stabilise the seams Modifications: None. Fit: Great, very flattering. Difficulty: Advanced beginner.Continue reading “Minerva Crafts Blog: Joni Dress in Scuba”