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…

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 creates textile waste, should we care?

I’ve started to think that sewing can be a pretty wasteful hobby. This textile waste just can’t be helped sometimes. There’s the waste from cutting…

Time for some slow sewing

It feels like a long time since I sewed anything. It’s partly down to a conscious decision to do some slow sewing, even though I’m…

The dress That Wasn’t!

Generally speaking, I tend to wear dresses that are fit and flare as I think they flatter my shape more. Recently though I’ve been looking…