A Dress with Room for a Bump!

Tilly and the Buttons Joni Dress using the maternity hack (found in the Stretch! book) in a stretch lace. I barely stitched any maternity garments when I was pregnant with my first so it was so nice to find some time to do it this time… Theres lots to read all about the process here: […]

Why not a Booby Bag

Booby Print Canvas fabric in Mccalls pattern 2274 because if you can’t laugh at life with objects like this I’m not sure whats left.

The Confetti Concept

There are certain staple items that my wardrobe is full of, most of which are very useful… for example a standard pair of jeans is great for pairing with a wacky top. The trouble comes when too many items are great basics and the number of items that make an outfit pop seems few by […]

A Formal Floral number for HIM!

This is up there in one of the elite spots entitled proudest makes. It is just the most incredible of prints in an incredible pattern to create the most phenomenal look. My partner looked at me like I was insane when I initially told him my vision and then even still wasn’t convinced when he […]

Kielo Wrap Dress

The Kielo wrap dress is a pattern that has been on my sewing bucket list for such a long time. Seeing it come up time and time again on my Instagram feed and falling in love with everyone that appears. It is the most beautiful dress and I have never seen anyone look anything other […]

A Graffiti print floaty number

A polyester georgette fabric in a black and white graffiti print in Simplicity pattern 1064… its great so long as I don’t want to lift my arms up.

Heyday Dungarees

It’s no secret that I have recently become a huge dungarees fan… hilariously so has my sister-in-law. She was telling me about a pair of red dungarees she fancied and me being me of course went “nah, don’t buy them I’ll make you a pair”. After a very quick search we came upon the Heyday […]

Briar Tee

Megan Nielsen Briar Tee in a floral jersey fabric… with a questionable choice of a leather pocket detail.

Stretch! In review

I often come across sewing books that take my fancy but rarely buy them, so late last year I made a change to this and purchased 3 that had been on my list for a while and thought I’d write up a little review as to why I picked them and how I found them… […]