Autumn plans

A little later than intended but here we are. I have been thinking about my Autumn making for quite a few weeks. First up is the tartan I got in Edinburgh. One of my initial impulses was to make a bottle green cardigan to go with it. I haven’t really worn green since school; it’s […]

The little things

Learned shuttle tatting at the marvellous HandmAid event today. Still getting the hang of it but that’s not stopping me from dreaming of fancy collars for future blouses… After my first full week of teaching and meeting over thirty new students, I treated myself to a Lolly & Cooks gluten free cupcake. Sewed the sleeves […]

Pairs of shorts

I do not know what the word is when you have multiple pairs of shorts. Specifically, I have two pairs of shorts. Is it correct to say that I have a pair of a pair of shorts? Let me wander out of this endless loop and show you these. The denim is about .75m of […]

Clover pants mock-up

Ah, the famous Clover pants. I was sceptical. I love the idea of cigarette pants but on me? Really? I had a long wad of fine charcoal wool and dreamed of a pair of my own. In my dreams, they were perfect. In reality, I made a muslin. Pattern: Clover by Colette. Pictured with the […]

Definite Keepers

It has turned decidedly autumnal here this week; I become a little bit more nostalgic for summer with every one of these outfits I post. This one’s a good’un though. Patterns: Another Lisette Market skirt (Simplicity 2211) and the Sewaholic Pendrell blouse. The skirt I made in the next smaller size and it fits perfectly. […]