DIYs, Dressmaking & sewing, Featured

A pinafore in progress

December 4, 2016
Self drafted pinafore in progress And She Made

I had a go at making a pinafore based on one I saw in Topshop last week. I’ll post better photos and the method once I’ve finished it and taken some photos, but I’m pretty pleased with how it has turned out so far.

Also, enjoy the bonus ‘Joyeux Noel’ poster since it’s now December!

DIYs, Dressmaking & sewing, Featured

A vintage style skirt: The Tilly and the Buttons Delphine

October 2, 2016
Tilly and the Buttons Delphine

Let me begin by saying that this is my go-to skirt pattern for a simple skirt that can be made in a few short hours. I love its a-line shape and I love the length – it hits me just above the knee which is a style I love. Plus, it’s sixties inspired and pretty much works with plain or printed fabric.

Can you believe I’ve actually tried to write about this pattern quite a few times? I’m not sure what happened but each time I wrote a post I was never quite happy with something and so I have a backlog of posts about the Tilly and the Buttons Delphine skirt.

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