Simplicity 1325: A Turtleneck Top

Hacking Simplicity 1325 into a Turtleneck After I made my striped maxi dress, I still had a fair bit of fabric left. I’d overestimated how…

2018 Make Nine Challenge

I can’t believe it’s the 9th of January already and also that my girls only went back to school today! I had intended to write…

Super Striped Maxi Skater Dress

Last year I started to think about sustainable sewing and it was great to get other people talking about it too. I feel like I’m…

A Bit of Visible Mending

I’ve been on a bit of a repairing kick recently. Despite having a whole wardrobe of clothes I want to sew, I’ve refashioned a dress…

Make Do and Mend: Learning about sustainable sewing from the …

This week I’ve been putting my love of sewing and history together in the name of blog post research. History has long been my favourite subject,…

Refashion A Lady Skater Dress Into Two Garments

Do you refashion any of your handmade clothes? I don’t think I ever have before but this Lady Skater Dress was calling out to be…

Should we only buy fabric when we need to?

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…