Hiya friends, hope you're all having a great day. I'm here with the return of the Freya. If you remember, back in December (ooh that rhymes haha!) I made the Freya dress and sweater version, and I was completely following the instructions/pattern, and they were great, I got plenty of compliments - well, who am … Continue reading Freya Dress – Stretch book by Tilly Walnes | Pattern Hack
Hi everyone, how are you all today? I'm finally reviewing the Rosa Shirt and Shirtdress from Tilly and the Buttons. These garments were part of Instagram "parties" I participated in last month, namely the #shirtmonth, #sewingfloralfebruary, and #rosasewalong that was hosted by @patsypoomakes and @stitch_make_and_bake. I had so (sew?) much fun last month! The pattern. … Continue reading Rosa Shirt and Shirtdress – Tilly and the Buttons | Pattern Review
Hello fellow stitchers, how are we all today? I mentioned in my Sewing in 2019 post that I very rarely have fabric stash. But I do have leftovers and scraps, odds and ends. Plenty of them in fact. The mountain of scraps just gets bigger and bigger every week and now it's time for me … Continue reading Mini Sewing Projects #1
You know, I've been seeing lots of culottes lately that I actually had culotte-envy. So I started planning and sketching out my ideas for sewing my own - I was dreaming about a whole outfit actually; cami top with culottes, cute flats, and Summer breeze... lovely! I found an image on John Lewis magazine that … Continue reading Sew Over It – Ultimate Culottes | Tilly and the Buttons – Marigold
Yaaay guys, I finally got my paws on Tilly's new book Stretch and at last made a garment from one of the patterns offered in the book. I decided pretty much when she first teased us with a glimpse of the cover that I wanted to make the garment she was wearing. At the time … Continue reading Stretch! by Tilly and the Buttons | Book Review | Joni Dress
So, who else is excited about Tilly’s new book coming in next week? I know I gush a lot about her, but truly, I love her “jargon busting” method, how she holds your hand through the process whether you’re using her individual pattern or her book. As I said before, I learned to sew from … Continue reading Jan – Feb 2018 Makes
Cleo pinafore and my new-to-me technique for edge and top stitching.