Should we only buy fabric when we …

I had an interesting bit of feedback on my post about eco-friendly sewing spaces. My first point in that post was that we should buy…

Make Your Sewing Space More Eco-Friendly

Whether you sew in a dedicated room or in a corner of your dining room, there are a few things you can do to make…

Creating my dream handmade capsule wardrobe

I have spent forever looking through my sewing patterns, and at some new ones, trying to plan a capsule wardrobe. I don’t want to create…

Meet: Charlie Ross from Offset Warehouse

I’ve long been a big fan of what Charlie is doing over at Offset Warehouse. Offset Warehouse stock the most amazing ethical fabrics and I…

Sustainable sewing: What Is It?

When I gave my blog a bit of an update after Blogtacular, I added the tagline “Sustainable sewing | Ethical living”. It sums up the…

Sewing an autumn/winter Capsule Wardrobe

Now the weather has changed, my thoughts have turned towards creating a capsule wardrobe for autumn and winter. Actually,  this isn’t quite true, I’m always…

Sewing the Astoria from Colette Patterns’ Seamwork …

The Astoria Sweatshirt About a million years ago, Colette Patterns released the Astoria sweatshirt pattern via the Seamwork magazine. At the time, every sewing blogger…