For me one of the most rewarding parts of being able to make a pattern, is the ability to borrow design elements from beautiful garments that I find in my Pinterest perusals, and to implement them into my personal sewing projects, be it by tweaking an existing pattern or by drafting one from scratch. French label … Continue reading Alexis

Shiny Things

I didn't dare embark upon any elaborate projects last week, as the twins playschool was closed, and my personality is such that I get frustrated if I start something and have to abandon it before I make any real progress. I also find that when I'm in a rush I make so much more mess when I … Continue reading Shiny Things

Blue Blazered

I have been trying to be quite selective and considered in my choice of sewing project of late. I kind of have this idea that I would like to construct my perfect core wardrobe, the items (and patterns) that I hope to perfect and make, albeit in differing interpretations, year after year. A blazer is an … Continue reading Blue Blazered