5 Sewing Tips for March

Welcome to the seventh edition of 5 Sewing Tips! I’ve been reposting these little tips that have been hiding long lost in my blog since September now – I hope you are enjoying them as much as I am enjoying putting them together. This month is all about cutting bias pieces, sewing a neckline facing, […]

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My First Bra (!)

You all know I mean the first braย that I’ve sewn, don’t ya? Of course you do – this is a sewing blog after all!* I can’t believe I haven’t delved in to bra making earlier. A long time agoย I attempted a self-drafted bra, but soon gave up with the large list of items to source […]

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5 Sewing Tips for February

To mitre a corner, fold the hem allowances in like I have done on this sleeve pattern: The correct position of the mitre is now evident, running from outer corner to inner corner of the hem allowance. All you need to do is add a seam allowance to this seam and you are good to […]

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Pink Kimono Sleeve Top

After making my Boxy Crop Top with Kimono Gussets, I decided I needed another one! I made this pink one exactly the same, but shortened it slightly and widened the neck to a boat neckline (which probably should have been a bit wider in a perfect world). I popped this on after work to do […]

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Reward for Effort

I remember a blog post a few months ago where I may have grumbled a little about how much extra time I had to work to complete a project I was ‘assigned to’. I threw myself into it with gusto, however most other things in life suffered. Things like Dinner, Sleep, Family, Housework, and Running! […]

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