Check Blouse

For many months, I have longed for a check blouse. Pattern: Liverpool (again), by Amy Butler. Fabric: About 1.5m of 150cm wide gingham check from Murphy Sheehy’s. I can’t remember exactly but I think I paid about €12-13 for it. It’s a nice quality gingham, substantial enough to be warm but not heavy. So I […]

A practical bag

About two weeks ago, when Alb was away for work, I took a trip to Ikea. For me to do so is easy as my local bus goes right there. To go by myself, have a browse then some tea and cake before coming home is a pleasant distraction that I save for occasions such […]

Dotty Blouse

I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. It’s about as ’60s as it could be. (Apologies in advance, by the way; I have only just noticed that I really should have ironed it before taking photos!) So, a little recap. The pattern is from ‘ErikawithaK‘ on Etsy (great service, she posted it right away […]

Kimono Top

Today was the first time in days we had proper daylight so I grabbed my opportunity. I was hoping to show this and my other blouse at the weekend but it was too dark to take photos. Pattern: Kimono Top by Salme. Fabric: Barely 1m of Liberty lawn, €15 from Murphy Sheehy’s. I got the […]