After giving my brain a good workout recently with my first Vintage Pledge I was keen to give the grey matter a little ‘time off’ by stitching up a couple of tried and tested wardrobe staples over weekend. 439 more words
So this project is slightly late (I started this nearly two weeks ago!), but I’m finding that as Uni gets closer and closer to finishing, and I have more and more deadlines, that squeezing in any sewing is getting a bit tricky. 549 more words
A month or so ago, my ‘New York Dreams’ fabric design was announced as the winner of By Hand London’s ‘Once Upon a Dream’ fabric competition which they ran following the launch of their custom and designer fabric printing service. 526 more words
It seems the dressmaking bug I caught in January is still hanging around – and believe me that’s a good thing! Here’s my latest frock, based on a 1952 wiggle dress pattern… It took quite a bit of resizing the vintage pattern for my narrow back, but I got there in the end!