August Mood board

This month I’m prepping for my summer holidays. Can you guess where I’m going from my mood board?
While the weather in the UK is not currently lending itself to summer clothing I’m still wishfully making lots of summer dresses. Hopefully I can wear some here or I’ll just have lots

Five Things I Learnt During Me Made May

Hello June! Goodbye Me Made May!

It’s that awkward time of the year again where you have spent a month taking photos of your outfits and then all of a sudden you don’t need to anymore. It’s a time partly filled with joy that you don’t need to look nice every

The Little White Dress – Simplicity 8292

It might not come as a surprise that this dress was inspired by the latest Alexa Chung collection. Incase you missed it I waxed lyrical about it here.

If you had read my post I was completely in love with this dress.

As soon as I saw it I fell in love

The Avid Seamstress – Shift Dress

If you follow me over on Instagram you would have seen that I was lucky enough to be chosen to test the new Shift Dress sewing pattern by The Avid Seamstress.

This was the first pattern I had made by The Avid Seamstress so I was excited to try out and

High Street Trends and How to Sew Them

What is this craziness? A video, surely not!

Your eyes are not deceiving you, I have made a new YouTube video. For this one I am discussing some of my favourite high street picks from the internet and how you can sew them yourself.

I hope you enjoy it!


There will be new

5 Perfect Summer Dresses to Make Right Now!

I love summer. It does nothing for my hair and I hate getting sweaty but I’m willing to forgive all of those things because I love the sun. I also love that it allows me to prance around in summer dresses.

I love the ease of summer dressing. You throw on

June Mood board

Some visual inspiration for the month of June.

For more head over to Pinterest.
What’s inspiring you this month?



Sew the Alexa Chung collection

In light of the new Alexa Chung clothing line I’m talking about her influence on my style and my favourite pieces from the new Alexa Chung collection.

It might come as no surprise that I am a massive Alexa Chung fan girl. She’s a pretty standard style crush for most women

Tilly and the Buttons Cleo Hack

Today’s post is my next Sew Crafty Design Team project. If you haven’t seen my previous projects,  go and have a look at them here. I have been a bit slack with getting these done and have been terrible at making up my mind!

For this project I chose the Dark

High Street Inspiration

R-L top row: Topshop dress, Olive Clothing dress
Middle Row: Topshop top, Olive Clothing Yellow wrap dress, Reformation Polka dot dress
Bottom Row: Olive Clothing wrap blouse, Reformation wrap dress, Topshop t-shirt.
You might remember from way back a post where I spoke about my favourite Highstreet/online destinations for style and sewing inspiration.