Tribute to Dolly

Hi there! It's time for another summer holiday dress, but this time it's a Tribute Month make. The Sewcialists Tribute Month is all about taking inspiration from another person who sews and communicates about it online. My first post this month was taking general style inspiration, from Shauni, and making a culottes jumpsuit. This one,... Continue Reading →

Floral Flora wedding guest outfit

Hi there! Today's post is a quick break from my holiday makes because it's time for this month's Minerva Crafts Blogger Network make. My cousin's daughter Victoria got married last week and I decided to make a special frock for the do using my Minerva allowance.  It needed to be special as, nearly 11 years... Continue Reading →

The Dressmaker’s Dress

Hi there! Sorry things have been quiet here for the last week, I was absolutely wiped out after last weekend's Sew Up North.  I had the most amazing day, but found it utterly exhausting, both mentally and physically.  I've mentioned before how hard I find meeting people; I don't think it's that uncommon amongst sewists,... Continue Reading →

Twin Kims

Hi there! I've another summer dress post for you today: my excuse is that, despite today starting off gloomy and grey, I was practically melting by tea time, so it must still be summer! Let's talk about By Hand London's Kim dress. To start with: it's totally outside my usual style but I love this... Continue Reading →

Sunny sewing

A really strange thing happened this week.  I made a summer dress. And the day I finished it, the sun shone and I was able to wear it without requiring three vests and a cardigan! OK, there were thick black tights, but that was just to prevent the glare from my pasty white legs from... Continue Reading →

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