Named Clothing Reeta Shirt and Peppermint Magazine Wide Leg Pants

Hi Everyone! Hope you’re well. First a quick life update: I had a follow up appointment with my consultant following on from my brain haemorrhage some four months ago, and all is good. I am back to normal with assurances that it should not reoccur. I am very fortunate and very grateful to all of […]

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Paper Theory Patterns Zadie Jumpsuit: DIY Wrap Over Black Wool Crepe Jumpsuit

Hi Everyone, Has it already been 3 months since I made my first Zadie? It was the annual PTA ball at my daughters school, and this year I really wanted to accomplish two things: Make something using fabric from my stash and Make something which stood a chance of being worn again! After much dithering, […]

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Simplicity 8889 by Mimi G Style: DIY Cropped Linen Mix Shirt

Hi Everyone, My love of button up collared shirts is well known, but how about a cropped version? That is entering new territory for me. But when I saw this version released by Simplicity patterns/ Mimi G, I just thought it looked so cute, and I also thought it might pair well with higher waisted […]

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Vintage Simplicity 8719: DIY Polka Dot Ruffle Hem Peasant Sleeve Dress

Hihi! Today I am sharing a dress I made using a vintage Simplicity pattern, Simplicity 8719. At the time of writing there does seem to be a few copies of this pattern available on various sites, for example, here. It’s amazing to me that this pattern was copyrighted 41 years ago but is still relevant […]

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Paper Theory Patterns Zadie Jumpsuit: DIY Wrap Over Orange Linen Jumpsuit

Hey hey! It’s not very often that I will purchase and make a new pattern close to it’s release. More often than not I will hang back to see the pattern start to appear in the wild on different body types before jumping in. But once I started seeing versions of this jumpsuit basically looking […]

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OOP Vogue 9186 by Kathryn Brenne: DIY Shirt Dress with Asymmetric Hem

Hi Everyone! Today’s post is about OOP Vogue 9186 by Kathryn Brenne, which is hot off the sewing machine. Let me rewind. Before my brain haemorrhage, I decided that I wanted to enter this year’s Tessuti Fabrics contest, which, for this year, is called Colour in Thirds. I have entered once before, in their Gridlock […]

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Simplicity 8014 and McCalls 6613: DIY Womens and Mens Button Up Shirts

Hey Everyone, Thank you so much for all the love, encouragement and support you guys showed me following my last post. I am making steady progress and feeling so much better. I have even managed to sew a couple of easy projects! Anyway, today is basically me sharing a couple of shirts that I sewed […]

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