I decided this year that I’d like to make as many of the birthday and Christmas gifts as I could and first on my list was a lunch bag for my lovely friend. I had in my mind exactly what I wanted the bag to look like and with no pattern to hand I decided… Continue reading It’s in the bag!
So for my birthday this year I received a book called The Beginners Guide to Dressmaking and in it are lots of projects to get the beginner sewist off to a good start. Knowing very few sewing terms I am hoping as I work through this book things are all going to become clear and… Continue reading The T-Shirt
Follow my blog with Bloglovin I wanted to write a post to coincide with Mental Health week, which is next week, 8th-14th May this year. The theme being Surviving or Thriving? Taking time out for myself to sew helps me to relax. Sewing for me has allowed me an escape where I can relax and… Continue reading Solitude in Sewing
I debated whether to post about my latest make as I thought it would be a complete moan fest, but as it did turn out okay in the end I decided to go ahead anyway as everyone likes a happy ending right?…. I chose to make the Megan Nielsen Axel skirt version 3 in the… Continue reading Got to keep going
So I was very excited today when the post arrived with my buttons for my white shirt make. They are perfect for my shirt, not too big or thick, purchased from Button Craft UK I learnt a lot from this make and gained back a little confidence on the machine. It surprised me how much… Continue reading My First Make..
I have read quite a few sewing blogs now and all have a reoccurring theme, people talk of it building friendships far and wide, introducing you into a community of like minded and supportive people and the best one for me, it builds confidence in those that write them. So why would I not want… Continue reading A few words…