Sew… with a mini holiday planned to Italy in 2 weeks time I thought I should really get started on my holiday makes! I need outfits for travelling and 5 days of relaxing, site seeing and dinners out. With only a hand luggage bag this will be a tight squeeze! Here’s what I’m hoping to… Continue reading Me Made Italy Plans
Sew… I have definitely fallen in love with the Orla dress. I’ve been searching for a dress that I can make over and over again. Something where I can change the style of the skirt, the shape of the neckline, the length of the sleeves and with different fabrics and patterns get achieve different looks. … Continue reading An Orla Affair
Sew… the destash is over and I saved the best bit until last, the fabric! I didn’t think that I had much fabric in my stash but I really do. I hadn’t realised how much it had spread from the box under the bed into the empty chest of drawers, whoops! Not really knowing where… Continue reading Destash Part Three: fabric
Sew… July just flew and I think the same is going to happen in August. Even though I’ve been quiet on the blog I have been sewing and destashing so hopefully there will lots of blog posts coming up! First I’m going to carry on with my destashing. I separated this into three sections; patterns… Continue reading Destash Part Two: haberdashery
I’ve made shoes, well the uppers! Head over to Minerva Crafts blogger page and see how I turned these Prym espadrille soles … … into these avocado patched denim effect shoes. Amazing avocado patches from the super love Jo at Hello Sunshine. Have you ever made shoes? If not I would definitely recommend these for… Continue reading Edible shoes
How are we half way through the year already? At the beginning of the year I posted my #2017makenine and started off the year really enthusiastically and quickly made two more Cleo’s, loads of Coco’s, a Clemence skirt and started cutting out the Fancy Forest quilt. Things then seemed to slow down. Although I loved… Continue reading #2017makenine halfway point
Sew… With the bathroom 98% finished it means we can start on the spare room, yay! I’m hoping to create a bright room perfect for sewing. I’ve moved everything, apart from the bookcase out, and taken up the carpet. There’s plenty of room for all my sewing and craft supplies but I don’t want the… Continue reading Destash Part One: books, magazines and patterns.