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,...
Hunting out the perfect T

Hunting out the perfect T

Hunting out the perfect T I think we all long for the perfect t-shirt, don’t we.  I have 2 shapes that I like to wear.  A close fit for under jumpers and a looser fit for summer wear and when I want something that hugs me less.  As we’ve progressed through...
Musing Morgans

Musing Morgans

Musing my Morgan jeans So a while before I made my Ginger Jeans I tried the Morgans from Closet Core. Although I love a skinny jean, in the summer I like something a little looser. I have to admit, my skinnys only really come out when the winter or long boots come...
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...
A Bounty of Blackwoods

A Bounty of Blackwoods

  Building a bounty of Blackwoods   I’m beginning to get a bounty of blackwoods. I’m super-late  to the Helens Closet Blackwood Cardigan but boy, does it live up to it’s reputation. I love a cardigan.  Normally my go-to cardi shape is cropped and...