The Groove Dress may well be the new black of sewing patterns. It’s comfortable, it’s stylish and it looks good on everyone. You really can’t go wrong. Continue reading
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Five reasons why you will fall in love with a ‘Big’ Black Dress
Never mind the Little Black Dress, right here, right now it’s all about the BIG BLACK DRESS. Nothing fancy, just a big black dress that you can chuck on and exude a laconic nonchalance.
We all know everyone needs a little black dress in their life, but sometimes a big black dress is more suitable for that ‘artfully undone’ look. And I have just the pattern for you to make your very own BIG BLACK DRESS in the time it would take to choose your accessories for a big night out. And it’s FREE. You’re welcome. Continue reading
How to make an ‘Easy Peasy Poncho’ without a pattern
What’s the difference between a poncho and cape? This is what my daughter asked me when I told her I had made her a poncho. Errr! A poncho is a rectangular shape and a cape has a curved hem. This is what I told her, but I wasn’t quite sure. Well, do you know? Continue reading
Battle of the Stitches: Round 1
East London vs South London Jagger Jeans Sew-Off
Making this dress was like having a baby
Some of the process was rather painful and I felt I needed a long break before I could continue, but in the end I was left with something beautiful and really special.