5 High Street Destinations for Sewing/Style Inspo

When I first started sewing the thing I found the least inspiring were the covers of sewing patterns. I often found that the fabric choices were questionable and when you’re just trying to get your head round the mechanics of sewing, and the fact you can actual make your own clothes, being

Monday Moment 2.0

Style Stalk 
Liv Purvis – What Olivia Did

Who doesn’t love Liv Purvis’ style? If you ever doubted the need for floaty dresses, ruffles and sleeves go check her out and think again. (Also big love for her latest with video with Charlotte from Betty magazine.)
On Repeat
Those Dancing Days-  Those Dancing Days 
Hands

Monday Moment 1.0

Sometimes you have one of those weeks that despite your best intentions and despite the endless things you write on your to do list, you just don’t get shit done. This past week has been one of those weeks. 

But here’s to a 2017 where we don’t beat ourselves up about

Letters to Cleo

Unless you’ve been living in a very dark cave without access to Instagram, you will have seen the Tilly and the Buttons Cleo. It has been everywhere and rightly so. For me, even before the Cleo entered the sewing world, dungaree dresses have been a wardrobe staple. I had previously made

Stylish Websites to Banish Those January Blues

Man Repeller 

First up, Leandra Medine is cool and her unique style is reflected in the content found on Man Repeller. Personal faves: the Dick-shun-ary tab, New Year’s Resolution so whats, To Do  and First Generation Stories.
Bookmark it if you want a no shits given approach to writing about life.
Garance Dore

Confession: I have

5 Things I Learnt from my Year of Handmade

Last year was a wonderful year for my handmade wardrobe. I started the year with a few summer dresses and ended the year with enough clothes to wear something handmade everyday.

Here are the five things I learnt from my year of handmade
1. You Can’t/ Don’t Need To Make Everything
When you

Lessons in… Starting to Sew

Hands up if your New Year’s Resolution was to start a new hobby or at least make sure you make time for a hobby.

Was this hobby sewing? Great! I thoroughly approve. It was my resolution in 2015 to try new hobbies and in 2016 to sew more, and it changed

Goals and My 2017 Make Nine

Everyone likes to start the year with the hope that it’s a chance to reinvent yourself. The new year  has connotations of being the time where you are able to let go of bad habits and make room for new ones. There has been so much talk recently about how negative

My Super Sweet ’16

After giving myself a much needed physical and mental break I am ready to tackle 2017 and get back in the creative groove. I have a post about my plans for 2017 lined up so keep an eye out for that to find out more about my sewing plans and