Sewing, Sewing Patterns

April Vintage Pattern Giveaway

  Up for grabs this month is this vintage late 60s/early 70s spring dress featuring long bell sleeves (or short variation). It's suitable for knits, it's a very easy, very vogue pattern in four pieces so won't take long to make up at all, perfect for the spring days ahead. It's a 38 Bust. If… Continue reading April Vintage Pattern Giveaway

Mad Men, Sewing

Mad Men: Series 7 Episode 1 – Style File

Mad Men kicked off in the UK on Wed and I wasn’t disappointed, great opening episode to the final series and I honestly have no clue where it’s going to end for some of my favourite characters but I am sure it’s not going to be the happy ending we’d all love for some of… Continue reading Mad Men: Series 7 Episode 1 – Style File

Embroidery

Wee Little Stitches: Dumbledore

If you haven't seen the lovely designs from Wee Little Stitches where have you been? The're a perfect mix of geek and cross stitch and I absolutely adore them. When I found out my friend was expecting and I saw their fantastic Dumbledore pattern I just knew I had to make it as a present.… Continue reading Wee Little Stitches: Dumbledore

Sewing, Trousers

Sneak Peek at what I’ve been sewing

I know, no posts for a week BUT I have been making progress with some Gertie pedal pushers in 3 different ways (2 done, 1 to go), then I was a little bit poorly and this weekend I was in London an got home super late last night. Perfect excuse to show my Gertie's off in… Continue reading Sneak Peek at what I’ve been sewing