Browsing Tag

clothing

DIYs, Dressmaking & sewing, Featured

A Flora made in Liberty

January 14, 2017
And She Made By Hand London Flora dress

Oh By Hand London, your patterns have stolen my heart once again. I rediscovered this gem of a dress over the festive period and forgot how much I loved it (and how I’d forgotten to blog about it).

What couldn’t I love about this pattern? It’s made from a Liberty print fabric (same as here in fact, if you’re wondering), it has a well-fitted bodice, a high neckline AND a circle skirt. It’s even lined in a beautiful muslin type fabric from Cloth House.

Continue Reading…

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

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.

Continue Reading…