Dressmaking & sewing, Featured

My new favourite pattern: The Sudley dress

June 25, 2016
Sudley dress floral

I’m really not sure how it’s been so long between posts except, you know, life got in the way. I’ve still been sewing, I’ve still been working hard and writing about crafts, just not blogging about it I guess.

I’m currently enjoying a well deserved week off and have come home to relax and reacquaint myself with my sewing machine. In preparation, I bought a load of sewing patterns, even more fabric and had way too much planned to actually accomplish it all. But I did manage three dresses and they’ll soon follow in (hopefully) quick succession.

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DIYs, Dressmaking & sewing, Featured

Dial M for mustard

March 5, 2016
Mustard top And She Made

I’m already in love with this sweet mustard top. It’s the perfect mix of comfort and style.

But here’s the deal. I mentioned in this post that I’d wanted to perfect the loose peplum top for a while. When I first saw the Marthe top, I thought I’d found it but it wasn’t to be and so I went back to the drawing board. The above top, which I self drafted, is a real winner though!

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