There were moments when I might have cheerfully taken the garden shears to this skirt, but now that the final stitch is done I’m starting to see it as a valuable learning experience. The Simplicity 1200 is a 3/4 circle … Continue reading #MadeUp Initiative: Simplicity 1200 skirt
Introducing Lou Lou, a brand spanking new pattern from English Girl At Home’s, Charlotte. Her first, in fact. This little lady saw me through a garden party (ahem, BBQ ’round me mate’s house) a couple of weekends ago and has set a new record for being my fastest make yet. For the foodies among us, you’ll be pleased to know that this dress comes with lots of ease to accommodate a food baby. This ‘design feature’ was very welcome at said BBQ. Continue reading “English Girl At Home’s new pattern: Lou Lou dress”
I’m often extremely guilty of keeping my dressmaking projects in the planning pipeline for so long, that by the time I take the plunge my new make is completely out of sync with the season we’re in – think woolly jumpers … Continue reading A winter Coco
Many moons ago I promised to introduce you to a little guy called Tim, made especially for my new, little guy, Theo. And here he is… My nephew Theo’s new companion is made from the Simplicity 9524 pattern and is … Continue reading Introducing…Tim, the space bear!