A wardrobe of thoughts

Ramblings of a creative mind. Or, not such a creative mind. The blog has been silent for a long time. I’ve not felt able or had the urge to create for ages. Life has thrown a couple of curve balls in and along with a long winter it has definitely been like...

Feeling out the Fails

We all have sewing fails! There.  I’ve said it.  Sometimes, things don’t go together that well or they don’t fit as you’d like.  The fabric’s the wrong weight or the shape doesn’t do it for you.  It’s the last issue that has...
Zadie the wonder pattern!

Zadie the wonder pattern!

I think we can all agree that I’ve had a lot of use out the Zadie jumpsuit pattern form Paper Theory.  I really is a wonderful pattern. Simple in it’s structure and always looks smart and feels/ is the complete secret pyjama pattern. How it all began I...
Sewing Bras and finding the fit

Sewing Bras and finding the fit

It’s no secret that I found a love of sewing lingerie.  I’d kept everything pretty soft on that front though. The world of rtw Bra’s however can be a mine field. I decided to tackle that ever elusive, fitting bra. Hoping to find one that stayed put,...
Cactus Zadie

Cactus Zadie

Every once in a while I sign up to do a Minerva make.  When I saw this amazing cactus print I could see a really fun make.  Origionally I thought it might have been a heavier cotton perfect for a bag of positivity but when It arrived it was much lighter.  I mused on...