At the start of this year, I was feeling a little unenthusiastic about my sewing. I realised that I needed a bit of help getting my sewing going again, and so I decided to subscribe to Seamwork. It is a website community which gives you access to over 200 sewing patterns, many of which also … Continue reading Rory top
This Emmie top is another Seamwork pattern, and it's a peasant style blouse which is a style that I really like. I wanted to use it as an opportunity to try out a new fabric, and so I made this out of a tencel twill. Here's how I got on. 1. The fabric I bought … Continue reading Emmie top
I get the Sew Daily newsletter, and every now and then they do a free sew-along - I couldn't resist this one! It's a woven tank top, which is cropped and has princess seams, and it uses very little fabric so is perfect for scraps. I thought it would be a great summery top and … Continue reading Oso tank
I can't stop making these Cielo tops! They are just so comfortable, flattering, and perfect for this time of year. This time I decided to make the version with the big sleeves and cuffs. I'm so happy with how this has turned out. 1. The fabric This fabric was such a bargain! It was £5 … Continue reading Cielo top #3
I told you I'd make another one! I was really excited to try making the top with the lantern sleeves. I had all the pieces printed out so it was speedy to cut and sew, and I'm delighted with this. I may end up making oodles of these...! 1. The fabric This time I made … Continue reading Cielo top #2
I've decided that I adore Closet Core patterns, and the Cielo top is no exception. I made this from a washed linen in a rust colour and really enjoyed making it! Here's how I got on: 1. The fabric I have made a couple of things from this linen before. I bought 3 metres from … Continue reading Cielo top
I really enjoyed sewing the Heron Top. It's another pattern from the Merchant & Mills Workbook. I took my time getting it right (unpicking and resewing more than once!), and I'm really pleased with the end result. The fabric: In a recent blog post I mentioned that I have decided to use sustainable fabrics for … Continue reading Heron Top
Momo and I are very excited about the next project... the Merchant & Mills Heron top! It looks great, not too scary but I'll be sewing a collar with interfacing for the first time. I hope it goes well - watch this space for updates!