Book Review: Women In Clothes

Women In Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities – famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old – on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives. Those are the first words that…

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Sew Over It – Penny Dress Review

As we all know, it’s no secret that I’m a big Sew Over It fan. When the Penny dress was released by Sew Over It, it was around the time that I’d decided that I loved shirt dresses in a big way. Sophia Rosemary, a fashion blogger whose style I’m all over had posted this picture…

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How To Wear Your Summer Clothes (Pretty Much) All Year Round

Summer clothes and colours are super fun to make and wear, so why not try and make them work all year round? We all know it, Summer weather takes up a surprisingly short portion of the year when you’re living in the UK. But a lot of the time, there are some items of clothing…

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Being On Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas

Boy, what a whirlwind! Me, on the television? Never thought that would happen! Yesterday evening, I appeared on Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas 2017 in the advent calendar competition. (If you missed it and fancy a watch, you can click this link: Channel 4 On Demand – Episode 3) I’d been out in London for the day at a…

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Alex Shirt

This was my second Alex shirt (from the Sew Over It: City Break eBook) so I was hoping that it would be better than my first one – which, looking back, I realise I never reviewed! What a bad egg – I’ll make sure that it’s all properly gone through here! My first version was…

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TATB Marigold Trousers Review

I’ve been a fan of the Tilly and the Buttons Marigold sewing pattern since I got it in June, and have made the jumpsuit version a few times – but this was my first round sewing the trousers! Spoiler: I love them. You can probably tell from the cheery little photo below: In my Autumn Sewing Plans video,…

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