Pattern storage

Pattern storage

Pattern storage How do you store your patterns? Are they all neatly put away in a box? On display on a shelf? Filed in a cabinet? Left in a pile? I thought I’d got it sussed. I have all of my general, big four stored in a plastic draw tower and boxes. Yes, I’ve got a...
Cosiest of jumpers

Cosiest of jumpers

I think I’ve made the cosiest of jumpers ever!   I love a bit of knit wear.  Nothing can make you feel like you’re being cocooned better than the perfect jumper.(sweater)  I’m constantly on the look out for the knitwear of dreams and I think...
Closet Core Staple Pattern

Closet Core Staple Pattern

Who knew a jean pattern could become a smart staple.  It should have been obvious since I can live in jeans when I don’t need to be in work mode.  My normal trouser pattern is a wide leg fly front which wouldn’t have worked for this fabric.  Naturally...
Striking back with Zadie

Striking back with Zadie

The Zadie pattern strikes again with another variation.  It’s no secret that this pattern is a good base for a variety of hacks.  I love it!  Having started with the jumpsuit , I went onto a dress and now I’ve lengthened the top part into a really...
Summer in Bridgetown.

Summer in Bridgetown.

I’ve hovered over the Bridgetown backless dress by Sew House 7 for some time now. I think I look at it most summers to brighten up my summer wardrobe. I then talk my self out of it due to the number of projects on the list. Well, this year I bit the bullet....
One size does’nt fit all

One size does’nt fit all

One size doesn’t fit all.  Even in ready to wear the sizing differs from store to store as their muses change from teen to the more mature shopper.  It’s something that I come accross in class all of the time.  For those new to sewing and the issue of...