Sewing a Penny dress with Lisa Comfort's cotton lawn

Sewing a Penny dress with Lisa Comfort’s cotton lawn

When Minerva Crafts offered me the chance to review Lisa Comfort’s new fabric range I leapt at the chance. I absolutely love all of her ‘Sew Over It’ patterns and so to be able to make one of her patterns in a fabric she designed seemed like the perfect opportunity. The hardest part was choosing … Continue reading Sewing a Penny dress with Lisa Comfort’s cotton lawn

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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

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

Penny Hack

              Indie Pattern Month is over and there were so many fantastic makes! My third and final make was for the Hack It! week. This task was to take an indie pattern (or two, or three) and hack it to make it into something new! You can read about … Continue reading Penny Hack

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

Tulip Skirt

So, this post has been a long time coming! I actually made this skirt way back in February but only got around to taking photos this weekend. So, given that you will have to excuse the odd crease as I have worn it a lot since then and on the first day I was well … Continue reading Tulip Skirt