The True Bias Ogden Cami has soon become my tried and tested pattern, it is very similiar to some Topshop cami’s I have been wearing on rotation for about 5 years, the pattern is truly worth the hype and I’ll continue to keep making them. So here’s the Ogden Cami three ways. It’s a very… Read More The Ogden Cami 3 Ways
As soon as the clocks turned back at the end of October I wanted to learn to knit. I had wholesome visions of curling up with the needles on a winters evening, and cosily walking the dog on cold days in a knitted jumper made by me. I had a few failed attempts at knitting… Read More Learning to Knit
After spending hours making the Etta Dress, shamefully I have only worn it once. Even though I loved wearing it, knowing that I’d made it myself, it got me thinking about making a more wearable everyday handmade wardrobe. Before launching into buying loads of fabric and patterns, I spent some time thinking about what makes… Read More Sewing A Winter Coat
If you’re a maker and you’re getting married, or maybe you’re reading this and you make things for other people’s weddings, I wanted to share the things we made for our wedding day, to hopefully inspire you to get making (or maybe enlist some help) to help make your wedding day truly personal to you. … Read More Our Handmade Wedding
Meet Eve, she is the Sew Over It wrap dress with two variations; one with an on-trend dropped hem and fluted sleeve, the other 3/4 sleeves and a straight hem. As an admirer of Diane Von Furstenberg and her signiture wrap dress, I wanted to give this pattern a whirl in a hope it would… Read More Meet Eve. Sewing A Wrap Dress.
Recently I signed up to SkillShare, an online tutorial resources with on-demand creative classes, topics cover everything from anatomical drawings, freelancing business tips to weaving. The service really suited me, it allowed me to learn new skills without leaving the house, allowed me to take regular breaks and return to it. There are so many… Read More Exploring Colour
Just before the Fringe Festival started in Edinburgh, I found myself in the Scottish capital and made a beeline for the Dovecot Studios. In association with the Fashion & Textiles Museum, the Dovecot was hosting a celebration of the most acclaimed fabric company in the UK, if not the world, Liberty. Featuring over 100 garments and fabrics spanning… Read More Liberty Art Fabric & Fashion Exhibition at Dovecot Gallery