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

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Sew Over It Penny Dress made by HsHandcrafts

Sew Over It Penny Dress

Sew Over It Penny Dress made by HsHandcrafts - my experiences of making this pattern and what i thought of the dress

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

Wedding Season

"New to Me" week has just drawn to a close on the Monthly Stitch and there were so many fantastic entries, which means I am so flattered that mine was picked as a finalist! You can read my post here, or go and see it over on the Monthly stitch. I would be so grateful … Continue reading Wedding Season

My new go-to

It's Indie Pattern Month over on the Monthly Stitch and there are loads of great things to see, interviews with indie designers, discount codes, competitions and best of all lots of amazing sewers making indie patterns! Last week for the first week of Indie Pattern Month the theme was dresses and there were some amazing winners. … Continue reading My new go-to

Anchor Dress

Earlier this week I showed you my completed Outfit-Along dress and cardigan. For those of you who were paying super close attention you will have noticed I mentioned that it was the second dress I had made using the bodice block from Freehand Fashion. Well, here is the first.  I am really pleased with this … Continue reading Anchor Dress

OAL2016 is complete!

Who doesn't love the chance to both knit and sew whilst discussing it every step of the way with a group of like-minded crafters? I personally love it and the Outfit-Along has not disappointed. For those who missed my previous post about this and have no idea what I'm talking about it is a challenge … Continue reading OAL2016 is complete!

Slow Progress

Just thought I'd give you all a quick update to explain my absence this week! My partner, Rob, is currently taking part in the 3 peaks yacht race. This is a crazy event where teams of 5 sail up the west coast of the UK dropping off a pair of runners at various points asking … Continue reading Slow Progress