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Made For Me

Tilly and the Buttons Breton Stripe Bettine Dress

Early in January, I had a bit of a clear out, chucked out donated loads of clothes that I haven’t worn for ages to my local charity collection bin. I was BRUTAL and included some handmade items too. In doing this, I got rid of the bird cotton Bettine and the blue chambray Bettine. In… Continue reading Tilly and the Buttons Breton Stripe Bettine Dress

The Overlocker Series

How To Sew With Knits On Your Overlocker

I was asked how to sew knits on an overlocker. Answer – really easily! Honestly, it is so quick and easy, I LOVE it and I'm sure you will too. At college, I was told to tack (baste) every seam before sewing it. So when I made my first jersey vest top, I went through… Continue reading How To Sew With Knits On Your Overlocker

Made For Others

My First Attempt At Sewing for Children With Burda Kids 9424

My friend, Hayley, asked me to make a pinafore style dress for her extremely cute baby girl, Emily Rose. I instantly had an idea of what I wanted the dress to look like but having never made any clothing for children before, I thought it best to use a pattern that was relatively close to… Continue reading My First Attempt At Sewing for Children With Burda Kids 9424

Pattern Testing

Making Luna Lapin eBook

I volunteered for a blog-hop opportunity with Sew and So UK and they picked me to review an ebook by Sarah Peel called Making Luna Lapin. My first impressions of the book were that this could be a lovely bonding project between parent or grandparent and child. How lovely would that be to be old and… Continue reading Making Luna Lapin eBook

Made For Me

The So Over It Erin Skirt

It was Lisa's denim Erin skirt that caught my eye, I thought it was really versatile - totally my kind of garment - so I absolutely had to buy the ebook, My Capsule Wardrobe City Break. I love the details on this skirt - the pockets, the double topstitching on the pockets and the button stands,… Continue reading The So Over It Erin Skirt

Made For Me

Tilly and the Buttons Coco Jumper Two

As we're getting to colder weather here in the UK, jumpers are definitely on the sewing agenda and I had a good amount of fabric left over after making my latest Burda jumper. It just so happened that Sewn were having a sewing afternoon at the shop as well. I wasn't able to go to the last one… Continue reading Tilly and the Buttons Coco Jumper Two