Butterick 6453 dress

Butterick 6453 dress

When I started sewing I remember being in awe of all the incredible garments people had made. One such achievement that stayed etched in my memory is the Ice Scream Dress made by Elizabeth of Pins and Pinot. Close fitting through the bodice with princess seams atop a full, gathered skirt, this dress was the [...]

Indigo midi dress

Indigo midi dress

The sewing community is a lovely bunch. After much deliberation about whether to post this dress on Instagram (I made a couple of mistakes!) I'm so appreciative of the kind words of support from people. At the start of Me Made May I wrote about my aim of honing my style and creating garments that [...]

Sewing room tour

Sewing room tour

SEWING ROOM TOUR One thing James and I planned to do during lockdown is envisage how we want each room in the house to look. We've been in this house almost two years now and as a new build, each room is pretty much a blank canvas that we can put our own stamp on. [...]

Dreamy denim skirt

Dreamy denim skirt

Two years ago I spotted my dream skirt. Back then, the closest I'd come to dressmaking was sewing a simple cushion in a home economics class, I never dreamed that I'd be able to navigate a sewing machine and understand different types of fabric. I remember walking into a high-street store where I spotted what, [...]