Spring ‘21 Sewing Plans

Last year when the pandemic first hit, i went through my stash and made plans for my Spring Summer sewing that was going to help me make a dent in it. I loved this method of planning and have kept it up since. This year my plans are going to look a little different. Last [...]

Serra Trench

An item that I have wanted to make since I started sewing my own wardrobe was a classic trench coat. And not just any classic trench coat, I knew I would need to recreate the ultimate classic Burberry trench. Shortly after finishing my first coat in 2019 the Pauline Alice Serra Trench was released and [...]

Joyful Sleeves Challenge

This challenge has been on my mind for so long now and I am so excited to finally be sharing all the details with you. I knew once I hit my next big milestone on Instagram I wanted to run this challenge instead of a giveaway as it is a fun way to engage with [...]

Bra Making Journey Part 2

Bra Making Journey Part 2

I am back with the second instalment of my bra making journey. Since my last blog post I have made 2 Black Beauty bras by Emerald Erin in one of the kits I purchased from Fit 2 Sew. The first I made was View A and was a good fit around the band as I [...]

2020- A Review

I will be honest with you all, I have been struggling to look back over this year and ‘review’ it. At the end of 2019 I left my secure job in retail to focus on my kids and build my sewing lessons business. I know everyone is in the same boat and this year hasn’t [...]

Etsy Christmas Gift Guide

Etsy Christmas Gift Guide

With Christmas fast approaching and the likely hood that most of our shopping will be done online, I have put together a gift guide on Etsy of some of my favourite products. *I want to disclose now that all links are Affiliate links, so I will receive a small commission if you purchase anything through [...]

Ad? PR Product? Gifted? Collaboration?

Ad? PR Product? Gifted? Collaboration?

There has been a lot of talk in the last few days about using the term “gifted” when a sewist receives “free” fabric to write a blog post. This is something I have been thinking about a lot recently (months really) and why some people may see this as a negative thing. Firstly, there are [...]

Pink Summer Collection Round Up

I am so excited that I can do a round up of my first collection. This year I decided to plan my makes in collections as I usually end up with a mix of prints and colours during the summer and nothing that really goes together. Focusing on different colour collections has helped in so [...]

Pattern Trace Foundation Paper

Pattern Trace Foundation Paper

Anyone who has been following me for a while will know the my love for Pattern Trace Swedish Tracing paper is really strong, I have gone through 4 rolls during lockdown already! Pattern Trace Website They recently launched a new product- Foundation Paper. This paper is used by quilters for foundation paper pipeline. It is [...]