Sewing for Interiors

The reason my family clubbed together to get me an entry level sewing machine was because I’d murmered something about being interested in sewing some cushion covers and blinds for our new flat. 18 months later following serious procraftination, with a coat, a pair of jeans, a lined jacket, countless skirts and dresses, I finallyContinue reading “Sewing for Interiors”

Minerva Crafts Blog: Eve Dress Hack Wrap Top

For my Minerva Crafts Blog project this month, I hacked the Eve Dress Pattern, into a wrap blouse, I like to get the most of a pattern and I’m pleased to say my first pattern hack was a success. Pattern: Sew Over It Eve Dress Fabric: Georgette Fabric Notions: None. Modifications: Bodice from the packetContinue reading “Minerva Crafts Blog: Eve Dress Hack Wrap Top”

What YouTube Taught Me About DIY

For me, 2018 was the year of YouTube, okay, I was pretty late to the party as the video sharing site was started in 2005. But until last year, aside from the odd music video, cat dressed as a shark on a hoover video and the frantic search for how to put flatpack furniture togetherContinue reading “What YouTube Taught Me About DIY”

Making a Bodice Block with Ministry of Crafts

I signed up for Bodice Fitting Class with the Ministry of Craft because I wanted to know more about how to fit the clothes I was making beyond some haphazard pattern hashing that I’d done up until now.Β  The beauty of making your own clothes is that you don’t have to wear off the peg,Continue reading “Making a Bodice Block with Ministry of Crafts”