Grainline studio Moss mini skirt: diy denim midi pencil skirt

Who Diss? Three blog posts in as many days?! I am trying to keep these posts brief as they are mainly all patterns I have sewn before. Today I am sharing a pattern I first made 7 years ago! What? It has taken me that long to revisit this pattern, and it is so close […]

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simplicity 8389: yellow pull on linen cuffed trousers

Hi Everyone, Back again: same shirt as my last post, but different trousers. This time, my third iteration of Simplicity 8389 (version one here; version two here). The only alteration to this version was to lower the back crotch and extend it out by 5/8ths inch. I took the slash and spread extension down to […]

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McCalls 7811: DIY Blouse with Flounce and Puff Sleeves

Hi Everyone, I am back today with a new blouse that I made using McCalls 7811. This blouse is actually the third time I have made this pattern. You can read all the details on the initial pattern modifications that I made here. The first two versions were made from a lightweight denim and a […]

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Lockdown Loungewear for Mum and Mini-Me

Readers, We are about to enter week 6 of Lockdown life here in the UK. Never has the phrase “unprecedented times” been used so much, and that applies to my sewing! I never thought I would find myself sewing loungewear, but that is exactly what I have sewn. And not just for myself, but for […]

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McCalls 8036 #SashaMcCalls: DIY Mustard Floral Print Puff Sleeve Wrap Dress

Hello Everyone, I am guessing that for the majority of us right now, this Easter will be one of the oddest we have ever spent. If Easter has any religious significance for you, then you probably won’t be attending church in the usual manner, and even if it does not, then chances are you won’t […]

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McCalls 7688: DIY Animal Print Sweatshirt with Sequin Star Applique Motif

Hi Everyone! The weather has been planning havoc with my blog photography, and I have a backlog of things which need to be photographed. These photographs were taken early yesterday morning before dashing to work but I had to take the opportunity when it arose, as we have more heavy rain forecast over the weekend. […]

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