Me-Made-May2018

Me-Made-May 2018

Can you believe we have reached the end of Me Made May! For the uninitiated, Me Made May is the brainchild of Zoe at "So, Zo, What do you know?". This challenge encourages those of us who make our clothes to develop a better relationship with our handmade wardrobe. This year I have been taking … Continue reading Me-Made-May 2018

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Stretch by Tilly and the Buttons - a book review by HsHandcrafts. My first make - the BiBi Pinafore

Stretch by Tilly and the Buttons

The new book, Stretch by Tilly and the Buttons* has taken the sewing world by storm. It's no wonder really given the amazing patterns and wonderful tutorials that fill its pages. I make it no secret that I love Tilly and her books. In fact her first book, Love at first Stitch* was how I … Continue reading Stretch by Tilly and the Buttons

A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing with Knitted Fabrics – A New Book by Wendy Ward

Some of you might have been lucky enough to get your hands on Wendy Ward's new book "A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing with Knitted Fabrics*" It was first published at the start of 2018 but immediately sold out! But now it is back and you can get your hands on it once again! A Beginner’s … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing with Knitted Fabrics – A New Book by Wendy Ward

Agate dress from Named clothing made by HsHandcrafts

Agate dress from named clothing – a sewing pattern review

The Agate dress* from named clothing is the newest addition to my me made wardrobe and its a beauty! Agate dress from named clothing - a sewing pattern review Thanks to Minerva crafts I had the opportunity to sew up the beautiful Agate dress pattern* from Named clothing, in some of their gorgeous crepes. You … Continue reading Agate dress from named clothing – a sewing pattern review

Sew Over It Online Course: Intro to Sewing with Knit Fabrics

Following on from last years Me-Made-May I decided I needed to stop sewing so many fancy dresses that would only get worn occasionally and start bulking up my me-made wardrobe with items that I could wear everyday. For me, this means comfy clothes that are smart enough to wear for work - the perfect solution? … Continue reading Sew Over It Online Course: Intro to Sewing with Knit Fabrics