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Moon Pocket Maxi Dress, pattern reviews

Here in the UK we are in the midst of the biggest heatwave since 1976, it’s hot. The kind of weather we British normally pay a considerable amount for a foreign holiday! It’s somewhat different trying to work in it! So when Laura of Sew Different asked me to pattern test a cool, loose maxi dress I jumped at …

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Scoop Pinafore Pattern Review, what can you make with four pairs of jeans?

Personally, I find winter quite tricky, it seems to go on forever. I know that getting outdoors, fresh air, the sound of the sea all help. So does sewing. There is lots of evidence about how good sewing is for your mental health. This is my excuse for treating myself to a new pattern, the …

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Celebrating Christmas – my new red dress. Tulip Dress Sew Different

Today I am taking part in blog tour organised by Sewing by Ti. Celebrate the Holidays is all about the fabulous opportunities to celebrate during December. No matter your personal beliefs, there is plenty to celebrate. Eight days before we moved I decided to whip up another Sew Different pattern, this time I chose the Tulip Dress. …

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Sew Different Colourblock Dress Pattern Review

It already seems ages ago that I visited the Great British Sewing Bee Live event  – although, in reality, it’s not that may weeks! I wore my denim dress for the occasion, meeting Laura of Sew Different she kindly gifted the colourblock dress pattern. During the day I had fun choosing fabrics to sew it up with, …

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