Ok so it only took me 4 weeks but here it is, the final garment, my skirt! I used Burda pattern 8155 and it was simple to follow. I have to say I’m a rather chuffed with myself. 4 weeks of classes with Sewcraft and then a week of doing it myself. The class was… Continue reading Ta dahhhhh! Skirt complete!
So after a year of pretending to know what I’m doing, I’ve finally signed up to a dressmaking course for beginners. I must say I am very excited about this. After making dungarees for my little boy (which you can take a look at here) I have caught the clothing bug and want to learn the techniques… Continue reading Dressmaking for beginners!
In a previous post 2016 Sewing Goals you may remember I made 5 goals to complete this year. Number 1. Learn how to use my new sewing machine and 2. Make an item of clothing for my little boy! Well here they are! I found a lovely blog post from Made by Toya showing you step by step how… Continue reading Goal 2: Toddler Dungarees
In a mission to create the perfect playroom (if one ever did exist) I had the brilliant idea of sewing a tipi. I saw one a couple years ago before child and always vowed I would buy them one. Now my little boy is 14 months old and loves reading, I thought this would be… Continue reading Tipi for a toddler
A very belated Happy New year everyone. I’ve been meaning to get a new blog going this year but as always life as been slightly hectic since the Christmas break finished. I’m back at work again and my LO moved up a room at nursery which coincided with another ear infection from teething. So the… Continue reading 2016 Sewing Goals
Christmas present number 2! These were for my mum. I saw on a blog I follow this brilliant idea for wine glass coasters. They are really cute and also very practical. I made 6 Christmas ones and it didn’t take me long at all. I found the method on whatcorrinedidnext.com. It was really easy… Continue reading Wine Glass coasters (Christmas)
I hope everyone had a great Christmas. Just a short post about a Christmas present I made and of course couldn’t share until now. Christmas is the perfect opportunity to make your own presents. I decided to make a couple for my family which I will share with you over the next week or so. The first one… Continue reading Classic Tote Bag (Christmas present)