Sewn for pleasure

Sewn for pleasure

I took a little break from developing our new patterns to sew something for myself and my little one. I have been rather emotional as of late as my son is rapidly approaching two (!!!) and his babyhood is well in truly over and he’s half way through his toddlerhood,...
New Journeys; behind the scenes of the last wee while.

New Journeys; behind the scenes of the last wee while.

Well hello there! It’s been a quite the few months since our last post and an even greater distance since we released a pattern – but we are still here. While we have not been actively blogging or contributing to the flourishing sewing community (hasn’t it taken...
Simply Sewn: Bindings 3 ways…

Simply Sewn: Bindings 3 ways…

Necklines and armholes quite often are finished with a facing. While I do like facings and the clean finish that they create, sometimes its nice to not have all that extra fabric and instead use a binding to finish the edge. A bound neckline or armhole can give a...

Simply Sewn: Under-Stitching

If you are wanting to create a professional ‘ready to wear’ look to your self-made clothing, you’ll be wanting to familiarise yourself with the term and technique of UNDER-STITCHING. Ever had a facing or pocket lining refuse to stay hidden and pop out for...
Inspire: Every Day White Lace

Inspire: Every Day White Lace

1 / 2 / 3 / 4  I’m currently loving these stylish ladies in white.  Traditionally thought of  as a fabric for the more formal attire, but worn casually, mixed with denim or converse sneakers, I’m loving a little white lace for everyday and what is forecast to be...
How To Alter the Height of the Dropped Waist Dress:

How To Alter the Height of the Dropped Waist Dress:

  With this Dress (or any drop waisted dress) PROPORTION is really important to making the dress work. Depending on your height and body length you may need to shorten (or lengthen) the bodice of dress to change the height of the dropped waist. Heres how: PATTERN...

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