simplicity 8797 and butterick 6331: DIY long pile burgundy faux fur coat and black faux leather trousers

Hi Everyone, I have wanted to make a faux fur coat in a long time, and actually did attempt to make one a few years back, but for reasons too lengthy to go into right now (the fabric had stretch in the direction of the nap and just kept stretching out when I went to […]

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Butterick 6169: DIY Black Leather Collarless Biker Jacket

Hi Friends, Today is a picture/ information heavy post about Butterick 6169, which I made using real leather. Yep. I made a jacket from REAL leather. I got over my fear of wrecking the most expensive “fabric” I have bought to date, and of sewing leather, and today I am going to share my experiences […]

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Pauline Alice Quart Coat Giveaway Winner

And the lucky lady is…. Cinnaspice, from the blog taredrops. Cinnaspice, please get in touch with me through my email address (under about me) and send me your full name and postal address please. I will give you until the end of Thursday to get in touch, otherwise I will re-draw. Thanks and thank you […]

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