Pouf or Cat Bed?

I am ever so happy with my Closet Core Pouf, as is my cat Theo. He is ever so grumpy with my when it’s time to add more fabric to the inner. This was not a quick make, though could very easily be made so, all you’d need to do is use a full circleContinue reading “Pouf or Cat Bed?”

Kielo Wrap Dress

It turned out even better than I expected, the tiny cap sleeves work really well and the fit is so flattering. I used a crepe from Weaver Dee with maybe 20% stretch which allows me to cross my legs. The only alteration I made was to lengthen the split, if the fabric had more stretchContinue reading “Kielo Wrap Dress”

Dresses & Shorts & Slippers, Oh My!

A migrain struck once again. I am getting pretty sick of these. The weather has probably had big impact, muggy days followed by thunderstorms. There’s still an aura circling the corners of my eyes. The heat needs to break with another storm. Anyway enough of my complaining and onto the makes! A full photo ofContinue reading “Dresses & Shorts & Slippers, Oh My!”

We are Not Going back to Normal

This week i discovered a wonderful resource for all your sewing needs. Shut up and Sew Vendor List, curated by Jacinta Green. The layout is a little tricky for me to read as I am working off a tiny laptop so I made a list of all the UK Based Allied and POC businesses JacintaContinue reading “We are Not Going back to Normal”

Me Made May Week Two

Another Week of Makes for you all. still trying to keep to the pledge of appriciate one make everyday. Day Eight: Coasters! So on day seven I had a frustrating time trying to figure out how to use shirring elastic. I think it’s something to do with the top loading bobbin. So after over anContinue reading “Me Made May Week Two”

Me Made May 2020

Here we go again, a month of celebrating handmade makes. It’s a little odd without leaving the house but a good excuse to show off things I’m proud of. My Pledge is to appreciate one make each day, I’m often negative about my makes so I will strive to notice what I like about eachContinue reading “Me Made May 2020”

The Dressmakers Ball

I had an absolutely amazing time at The Dressmakers Ball. For those of you who don’t know, The Dressmakers Ball is a fantastic event in which we can don our finery and dance the night away with fellow sewists. This year, having a lot more experience with dressmaking I decided to go all out onContinue reading “The Dressmakers Ball”

May Is Here And I’ve Got New Makes

I’m getting over a chest infection so the start of ‘Me Made May’ passed me by. I’m jumping on the bandwagon a few days late. For those of you who don’t know MMMay is an annual endeavour in which sewers make an effort to wear and love their handmade clothes. I’m planning to wear at least one make everyContinue reading “May Is Here And I’ve Got New Makes”

Sometimes It’s Fine To Give Up

So the Moneta party is coming up! If you’ve not heard about it, It’s an Instagram in which we make the Moneta dress by Colette. As happens with anything with any form of deadline or pressure (even if it’s imagined) I panicked and messed up. And then gave up. Previously I made a small version, itContinue reading “Sometimes It’s Fine To Give Up”