This year is my first year I will sign up and complete Me-Made-May. When I first started to sew for myself, most of my garments were pretty dress and I didn't feel that I had enough basics to wear a whole month of Me-Made. I've made a conscious effort recently to build up my wardrobe… Continue reading Me Made May 2018
Who doesn't love a freebie? I've collected together free patterns that I have found online which are a great place to start dipping your toe into dressmaking. 1. The Sorbetto from Colette Patterns A perfect beginner pattern as it has no openings or fastenings to get confused with. The neckline and armholes are finished with… Continue reading The Best Free Patterns
I've just come across this wonderful motto and I think I will have to take this on board for 2018. When I first began to sew I felt quite self conscious wearing my makes in public. I think back to some early makes - a craft cotton pencil skirt in grey with pink stars. It… Continue reading If You Can Make It, Don’t Buy It!
I didn't create a #2017makenine but I'm looking forward to having some plans set out this year to aim for with my #2018makenine. I've mostly chosen patterns that I already have so I can work through my stash. Again I think I have a thing for Sew Over It. Top row: I have a few… Continue reading Plans for 2018