So, Spoonflower asked me to review their new book and I thought, well why not! If you want an honest opinion about something sewing related, then I suppose I’m your gal. Honesty is the best policy, right? Even if you do get a free book out of it and some lovely fabric, you still gotta tell the truth.
“If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.”
5 years ago when I stopped shopping and started my challenge to sew ‘everything’ for my girls, I had a list of things that were exempt:
- a winter coat (I wasn’t skilled enough)
- school uniform (I couldn’t compete with Sainsbury’s)
- underwear (they had enough)
- plain t-shirts (boring!)
- jeans (Levi Strauss could do it better)
- swimwear (who sews swimwear?)
Even a monochrome lover like myself can’t resist a bold, bright and beautiful print every once in a while. And if it’s a retro style print then it’s definitely got my attention. Bonnie & Buttermilk have a new range of fabric and it’s just as charming and exquisite as their first collection. I made Scout some PJ’s but can you spot the ‘deliberate’ mistake?
It’s been a while since the last Battle of the Stitches,
me and Made by Toya starting to get twitches.
But now we’re back and we’re going head to head,
Battle of the cocoon coat without the bloodshed. Continue reading
That’s right, you got it, no Pat Butcher earrings on the left. You wouldn’t catch me wearing earrings like that (…any more 😉). And my right shoulder is down instead of up, I blame my sister, she was directing the shot. I certainly need more practice at this modelling malarky. Continue reading