Silk Balloon Sleeve Top

I think I should call 2017 the year of the top around here! There was the black and white  the pink one, the blue one, the white one – and now this one. I promise you I have been sewing other types of clothing too! This one is in a gorgeous raisin coloured burgundy-brown – I […]

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Midnight Lingerie Set

I’ve made a second bra, and this time added a pair of underpants to make a matching set. I’m really happy with how they both turned out, and they are so so comfortable! I used a midnight blue and black stretch lace, and some black silk satin. The stretch lace was actually salvaged from my […]

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Am I the Last One to Sew This Burda Top?!

During my top-making spree this summer I made this Burdastyle T-shirt, of which I must be the last one on earth to make judging by the amount I have seen made up online! I may never have made it if I hadn’t seen all those online versions though. It’s 103A Cropped T-Shirt from Burdastyle 03/2016 – […]

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Blue Crop Top, and a Reader Question Answered

This top was finished hot on the heels of my pink cropped kimono sleeve top, but it has taken a little while to take photographs of it – finally here they are! I took the opportunity to use up some leftovers of a gorgeous lightweight cotton sateen that I used making this dress several years […]

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My First Bra (!)

You all know I mean the first bra 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 ago I attempted a self-drafted bra, but soon gave up with the large list of items to source […]

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