Quilt Panel … to Top

The top that was unintentionally made for a friend… using a quilt panel in a more creative use whilst also pattern hacking the Tilly and the Buttons Stevie Top into a faux raglan to create a colour block finish.

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 […]

Floral Faux Leather Co-ord

Floral Faux Leather on a tulle base… its a crazy fabric but it’s made a beautiful Jacket/Skirt Co-ord. Simplicity 8418 for the jacket with a self-drafted skirt.

Mila Dungarees… Pattern Hack!

The Tilly and the Buttons Mila Dungarees are a project I’ve been waiting for the right fabric for. The pattern calls for a stretch denim, needlecord or woven cotton, but specifically states that the fabric must contain at least 2% lycra or spandex. If you’ve seen pictures of the Mila dungarees most people seem to have […]

DIY Slippers

When Prym brought out their new slipper soles I couldn’t resist, I just had to try them. I wear slippers whilst I work (when it’s not hot) so being able to make a pair to wear in my studio it felt like a fab idea. The summer probably seems an odd time to be making […]

Edith, Geoff & Winston

Meet Edith the Elephant, Geoff the Giraffe and Winston the Whale! They’re one of my favourite things to make for friends/family when they have babies… soft toy rattles just the perfect size for little hands. I’ve included the pattern free (Click Here) so that you can make them too! I’ll show you how I made Edith […]