Vintage Vogue Pattern Collection

Hello All. Have I told you I love patterns? A little packet of possibilities. I love some of the new indie patterns because they really highlight the design of the packet, but I also appreciate the beautiful illustrations on vintage patterns. My Mum’s friend knew that we were both into sewing so gave us all…

The Knitting & Stiching Show Haul

Hello and Bonjour fellow sewing people. I went to the Knitting & Stitching Show in London last week. New Year’s Resolutions were destroyed. Demolished. Thrown away like last weeks old milk. I bought fabric…..here they are in all their glory…. I have to say though, I wasn’t that impressed with the show. Fine if you…

Ultimate Shift Dress

Hello and Welcome fellow sewists and dressmakers! Welcome to my *NEW* blog and I hope you enjoy my random scribblings and musings on sewing and dressmaking. I have always loved sewing from a young age; my first ever dress was made from black bin bags and my barbie dolls were always “uniquely” clothed. I have…