Yes I’ve made another Cleo. This is my third and it most likely won’t be my last! I’ve made a few small fitting adjustments to this one. Although I have a large bust my frame isn’t. I found with the other Cleos that the front was gaping and didn’t sit flat. I really wanted to… Continue reading A Cleo Perfect for Spring
I decided I would like to make a more fitted skirt with buttons down the front. I had some plum coloured corduroy left over from making a Cleo which I new would be perfect for a first attempt. Whilst having a sort out of the millions of sewing magazines I seem to have accumulated I… Continue reading Meet Erin
As soon as Tilly started sharing sneak peaks of the Zadie pattern I loved it but didn’t know if it would suit be as I’m short with gigantic boobs. More photos of the finished dress were released and I decided I definitely wanted to give it a go. I had some decent sized scraps of… Continue reading Sew Zadie
I thought I would quickly share with you all the places you can find me! My most favourite place to hang out is Instagram. You can find me there at @sewinthegarden and @buttonsinthegarden. Sew in the Garden is my main account with lots of sewing photos and loads of colourfulness. Buttons in the Garden is… Continue reading Follow me Friday
It’s a true fact that everyone in the sewing community is in love with pockets. I therefore think you should all follow The Crafty Pinups tutorial and add heart shaped pockets to your Coco’s. Abi’s instructions are super easy to follow and include lots of pictures. This is a really quick and easy way to… Continue reading I heart pockets
I’ve made my first ever skirt! The Clemence skirt is one of my #2017makenine and is by Tilly and the Buttons, from Tillys Love at First Stitch book. I would definitely recommend Clemence for a beginner skirt sewer. It’s simple and easy construction consists of a waist band with a gathered skirt and fastens with… Continue reading Hello Clemence
Well January has been a busy, productive and creative month. I started a bullet journal at the beginning on the month and it definitely seems to be working for me. I don’t think I’m following the traditional bullet journal layout but the basics are similar. I’ll share my bullet journal with you in the next… Continue reading Where did January go?