Spring Sewing Plans

It’s the first day of spring, and it’s time for some (as always) over ambitious sewing plans for the new season. I’m big into the concept of a capsule wardrobe. I don’t want to start from scratch and sew a whole new wardrobe, but instead I want to create a few new pieces that I […]

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”

Make Nine 2019

Hi Makers, the #makenine challenge is doing the rounds on Instagram, challenging makers to share nine projects they want to complete for the up and coming year. As a first timer I’m pretty excited about these new additions to my wardrobe, bringing new challenges and sharing my plans with you. So here it goes… 1.Continue reading “Make Nine 2019”