I bought the Summit Pack pattern as part of the Sew My Style February challenge. It's a really great rucksack design from Cloudsplitter Bags, and I was really excited to make it but with everying that's happening it's taken me a while. But finally, this weekend, I made my mind up about which of my … Continue reading Summit Pack
Ibiza toddler blouse
Ikatee patterns very kindly give you a FREE sewing pattern when you sign up to their newsletter. So what is a sewist to do? Obviously I made it. The pattern is a children's summer blouse, which has ties for the shoulders and is quite easily customisable. I had a bit of fun with this - … Continue reading Ibiza toddler blouse
A year of sewing!
For 2019 I made the resolution to sew a new item of clothing each month, and happily I have done it! Hooray! And I've made a few other things along the way too. It's been a brilliant journey, and I have enjoyed it so much that I am going to be continuing my sewing into … Continue reading A year of sewing!
I've been looking at Spoonflower quite a bit recently (a print-your-own fabric company). See: http://www.spoonflower.com. It's a great idea, and I have two plans for what to make: Custom garment labels. Printing with Spoonflower is expensive, but labels are only small. I've calculated it'll be about. £10 for more than a years supply. Toddler T-shirt … Continue reading Spoonflower plans
I have heard that scrunchies are back in fashion - is that right? In my world they were never out of fashion - I love scrunchies! I have long hair which breaks easily, and there's no better accessory to quickly tie everything up. I had some left over scraps from my recent makes so I … Continue reading Scrunchies
A quick, easy, and fun project - I really enjoyed making these, and they're really handy too! The fabric: Another great way to use up scrap fabric: for the top I used curtain fabric cut-offs and for the bottom I used left over fabric from covering our sofa. The pattern only requires x2 3.5 inch … Continue reading Pattern weights