Sewing

Madam decided that she wants to wear ‘dresses’ to bed. Nighties to the rest of the world. I had some cute owl flannel in the cupboard that I bought on sale at spotlight recently so I experimented with a peasant dress style. Some tweaking and I cut into the enchanted princess fabric that arrived this…

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Flower Boots

I made these up a few weeks ago as a tester for Lisa’s pattern. They are going to a friends daughter for her birthday next month so are tucked away in the cupboard, wrapped in tissue paper. Little miss cannot wait for a pair of her own. The pattern is from Big Little Patterns and…

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Magic Toadstool by Big Little

I tested this adorable pattern this week. I wasn’t able to give it my all as it turned into a busy hectic week and I got a touch stressed by life. However the pattern was easy and forgiving and come together so well. The embroidery details are delightful and fun to sew. There are 3…

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Gemma Skirt by Violette Field Threads

I actually made up this skirt as a quick make for Christmas. It’s a lovely design and such a easy sew by Violette Field Threads. I chose my rather hoarded and precious Heather Ross  fabric. I almost cried cutting into it. But I was glad I did. It made the loveliest skirt. Potentially not the very…

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A Doll to Sew – Fleur by Big Little

Who doesn’t all love handmade dolls. Seriously who doesn’t covert those amazing Waldorf and OOAK dolls on Etsy and Felt. We have big doll lovers in this home.   So when Lisa told me she was working on a very special project. A vintage style doll that can be sewn at home, by a mama….

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Alba by VioletteFieldThreads

I bough this pattern in the black friday sale. Ive umm’d and ahh’d over it for a while. But at nearly half price it was rude not to buy it! I made this little dress up over an evening, less than 3h from start to finish. Super simple but I think super stylish. I adore…

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The Anna Capelet by Big Little

When Lisa from Big Little asked for testers for an adorable caplet I just had to put my hand up and say yes. Actually it went more like .. “yes .. yes, me …. pick me, pick me” with much virtual handwaving, like an over enthusiastic primary schooler. Since I didn’t have all the required extras…

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