McCall’s 8036

McCall’s 8036

It's been a few months since I finished this dress and it has definitely been a firm favourite in my wardrobe during the warmer months. Like many of us, I have thoroughly enjoyed indulging in the summer trends - floaty dresses, gorgeous tiered maxi skirts and ruffles, my favourite feature. McCall’s has released some gorgeous, [...]

Kew/Hannah Top

Kew/Hannah Top

Part of me felt compelled to start this post justifying my recent sewing hiatus. I’m sure I’m not alone when I say my motivation to sew has come in peaks and troughs over the past year. While lockdown has granted many of us extra time in the day to sew, I think I put a [...]

Dreamy Dawn Jeans

Dreamy Dawn Jeans

There's a sense of reckless abandon as a beginner sewist. Though I've been making clothes for just over three years, I still see every garment as a chance to test my skills and every mistake as a valuable learning curve. Don't get me wrong, making mistakes with newly-bought fabric can be heart-breaking but the only [...]