Fashion Revolution Week 2019

Last week was Fashion Revolution week and it week got me thinking about my own sewing practise and what sustainable means to me. On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. 1,138 people died and another 2,500 were injured, making it the fourth largest industrial disaster in history. That’s when Fashion RevolutionContinue reading “Fashion Revolution Week 2019”

Inspired by Rifle Paper Co.

At the moment I am obsessed with patterns, everywhere I go I’m seeing prints, tearing off corners of wrappers, newspapers and cutting out magazines collecting inspirations for my #100daysofpattern project where I make a repeat pattern everyday. What’s great about the 100 day project is that it forces quantity, when at the start of theContinue reading “Inspired by Rifle Paper Co.”

#100daysofPattern – Week 1

So this is the start of my #100daysofPatterns. The prompt for this week’s theme is celebrate, which was broad covering a whole host of occasions to celebrate, including new homes, new life and another year passing. So here’s my image board that got me started.       Day 1 – I started with flowers,Continue reading “#100daysofPattern – Week 1”

The Wardrobe Architect

Making your own clothes gives new value to your wardrobe, because of the time, effort and investment that went into making them. The Wardrobe Architect Series on The Collete Blog back from 2014 was especially designed to help sewists construct their handmade wardrobe. The blog series provides a set of prompts to force yourself toContinue reading “The Wardrobe Architect”