I wanted to improve my jersey sewing skills and make a few more casual t-shirts, and the Frankie sits in that middle ground between ‘comfy and loose’, and ‘shapely and fitted’. Plus, the raglan sleeve and neckband means the Frankie can be brilliantly colour blocked – so the style opportunities are endless!Read More
A special ‘secret’ project, Christmas, followed by a lingering New Year cold has had me running a bit behind posting my end of 2018 makes, and since my motivation to photograph my makes is generally terrible I’m even further behind than I had hoped! I thought I would try and catch up quickly, showing you these three lovely ladies, before those exciting 2019 projects start stacking up too!Read More
With the autumn weather creeping up fast, and with so much vlog, blog and Instagram chatter about winter wardrobe planning I started to think about what might be missing from my own wardrobe. I love winter clothes; layering up and snuggling down…Read More
OK, so maybe I’m a little late to this party!
Despite coveting (and subsequently buying) the Tilly and the Buttons book Stretch! on sewing with stretch fabrics since its launch, I have actively avoided any type of knit! But in the interest of upping my sewing game I decided it was time to at least have a go….Read More