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  • Easy DIY No-Pattern Summer Top Tutorial

    Easy DIY No-Pattern Summer Top Tutorial

    Today we’ve got a fabulous tutorial by Portia Lawrie for a super-easy summer top tutorial that requires no pattern! This simple boxy shell top is made from a single rectangle and is perfect for warm weather or layered under a cardigan. Pair it with any medium to lightweight woven fabric!
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  • Upcycled hen night top

    Next month I’m marrying my best friend, Ed. On Friday night, to help me celebrate, some of my wonderful friends took me out for a hen night on the town. Nothing too crazy, mind, but very good fun. And there was dancing. I was instructed to wear white but I honestly don’t own much white. […]
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  • Chevron Sorbetto top

    I’m a little late to the Sorbetto party but I am absolutely thrilled ¬†to have¬†¬†finally arrived. I’ve wanted to sew a Sorbetto ever since Sarai posted the free pattern on Coletterie a couple of months ago and when I found Denyse Schmidt’s Greenfield Hill on sale I thought the blueberry chevron print would be perfect. […]
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  • A kid-size Sorbetto for Kids Clothes Week Challenge

    I discovered Elsie Marley’s Kids Clothes Week Challenge and decided to take part! I haven’t participated in a sew-a-long since I started this blog and I thought it would be fun. For my first project of the week, I decided to try to make a kid-size Sorbetto for my six-year-old stepdaughter. However, I decided to […]
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  • Coreopsis Lime Sorbetto

    I’ve finished the Sorbetto I’ve been sewing for my stepdaughter for KCWC! After she tried it on, it required several alterations. First, it was way too long. I copied a knit top which worked well in the longer length but wasn’t right in the cotton Sorbetto. It was also hard for her to get it […]
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  • What I’m sewing for the Spring Top Sewalong

    Are you excited about Spring Top Sewalong over at Made By Rae? I watch this every year (or I guess the past two years?) and it seems to go so fast I miss it. I swear I’m finally participating this year. The plan is to make a Colette Violet in Speckle in Sky from Cloud […]
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  • An afternoon cutting fabric

    I have a couple of sewing project on the go so I spent Sunday afternoon cutting, cutting, cutting. I thought that getting everything ready would keep me more organised and then allow me some luxurious, uninterrupted sewing time. Also I’m scared of my new Janome. I mean, not scared, exactly, just dreading learning a new […]
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  • Speckle top for Spring Top Sewalong

    Speckle top crop frontWell I did it! I managed to get my top into the Spring Top Sewalong pool before the deadline. I actually finished this a couple of weeks ago but we hadn’t found time for a photo shoot. So here we are and I can’t say it was my best hair day but what are you […]
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  • The Kelly Skirt and Alma Blouse are here!

    If you were excited about the Kelly Skirt from Megan Nielsen and/or the Alma Blouse by Sewaholic, you don’t have to wait any longer – both patterns are now in stock! As a reminder, the Kelly Skirt by Megan Nielsen is a flattering high waisted A-line skirt with fitted waistline. It features button front placket, wide […]
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