Mega Maker Challenge Update

Back in January, (wow - where has the time gone?!) I signed up to the Mega Maker Challenge to make as many things as possible during 2016, my original post is here. So from my original sewing list I have made the following: January - Burda 6846, option B with reinforced seams February - Colette Jasmine blouse, option 2 March… Continue reading Mega Maker Challenge Update


Happy Bloggerversary Sort Of

My first bloggerversary was back in April but I was so ill, it flew by without me noticing. So I decided to do something for the anniversary of my first blog post, on 2nd August. I started this blog as a diary to record my makes both good and bad, so I can look back… Continue reading Happy Bloggerversary Sort Of

Social Events

A Sewcial Butterfly

I most definitely am not a social butterfly! However the past couple of weekends I have been out and about meeting people (and forgetting to take photos of the occasions!). So it started with the opening of my friend, Marie's shop called, SEWN. I went to the launch party straight from work (yes it's within… Continue reading A Sewcial Butterfly

Made For Me

Love for the Bettine Pattern By Tilly and the Buttons

After a disastrous bank holiday weekend where my fiance had a motorbike accident in some woods whilst green laning, (thankfully he only damaged a ligament in his knee and he is healing very quickly already) and I had the biggest sewing mess up ever, I followed the advice of my Instagram friends and made a… Continue reading Love for the Bettine Pattern By Tilly and the Buttons

Social Events

Sewing For Pleasure and Hobbycrafts Show

I thought I'd share my experience at the NEC yesterday as it was the first time I'd been to the Sewing For Pleasure and Hobbycrafts show. One of the deciding factors to go on the Friday was me and my friend Lucy thought it might be a bit quieter. Well if that was quiet then… Continue reading Sewing For Pleasure and Hobbycrafts Show