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

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Plaintain T-shirt – free pattern review

  Free to download pattern from deer & doe The Plantain T-shirt is a free to download pattern from Deer & Doe so there is absolutely no reason not to give it a try. Given my new-found obsession with sewing with knits after completing the SewOverIt online course I was looking for a few good … Continue reading Plaintain T-shirt – free 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

Goldhawk Road

A couple of weeks ago I took my first trip to Goldhawk road. A quick trip around bloglamd and the sewing community will  have you realise that this is THE place to go for fabric shopping in London. I wasn't dissapointed we walked from Kensington gardens through Shephards Bush and arrived at Goldhawk Road. At … Continue reading Goldhawk Road