Be part of a Fashion Revolution

Today is the start of Fashion Revolution Week. Haven’t heard of it? Fashion Revolution is global movement with the aim to improve the fashion industry at every level. By working with organisations they aim to change the way fashion is sourced, produced and consumed.

Fashion Revolution Week falls in April during the

Moodboarding for SS17 with Pinterest

 

 
Happy Sunday!
Inspired by my Spring clean post I have been planning lots of makes and filling in the gaps within my wardrobe. When I was younger I would love to create style moodboards  by cutting out all of the images from my magazines. I love doing this but rarely find

Spring Cleaning My Me Made Wardrobe

Not to be downer but winter can get pretty bleak, my blog had fallen by the wayside and sewing practically stopped. But the sun is back, my mood has lifted and sewing has commenced. I have so much content lined up for this blog. So it could be said that I

Maker Style Podcast

Have you heard? You can find me talking about all things Suzy Magazine with Rosa over on the Maker Style Podcast.

I’ve been listening to the podcast since it launched so was excited when Rachel contacted us to appear on the show and talk about Suzy.  In this episode we talk

February Sewing Plans

Hello February! Good news guys we are one month closer to getting out of this horrible winter weather. I can’t be the only one who is bored of coats, bored of layering and just bored of being cold and miserable.

So January has been a tough month for me sewing wise

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

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

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