I expected it to be a doomed relationship. Even before I got involved, I was pretty sure it was going to be a disaster. To quote T-Swif “I knew you were trouble when you walked iiiinnn” Me… The Named Inari tee dress pattern… Could we ever be together? I love pretty much all of the … More Fatal Attraction- Named Inari Tee Dress
In London, the weather shaman treated us to a particularly mild spell in the lead up to Christmas, that left myself and other city dwellers stripping off their coats. This warm spell made an impact on my winter makes; my usual hibernation knitting was usurped and my standard two pairs of tights and thermal vest … More Weather Warrior Princess- By Hand London Zeena Dress
This morning, I woke up to the news that David Bowie had passed away. I am a huge David Bowie fan and although I have never met or seen David Bowie in person, he meant so much to me. I felt strange as I shed tears over someone I didn’t know, but in truth my relationship … More Oh You Pretty Things.
Happy New Year! I hope you have all had a nice break and are now as terrified of returning to work as I am. I had a little bit of a sewing break over the winter months, but started 2016 with a sewing session and hope it’ll be more productive sewing year. Although I enjoy … More Gifts and RSI often go hand in hand- Quilting
When I saw Marilla Walkers latest capsule wardrobe, the Robert’s collection launched, I was really pushed for what to make first. The Robert’s collection is the type of pattern that jumps straight to the top of the make list and you question ‘How many could I make before people realise, I only wear one outfit … More Marilla Walker Roberts Dungarees, a schmoofster’s dream.
If we drink enough cocktails, wear enough palm prints and listen to enough Barry Manilow, then we can all pretend we’re in the depths of a tropical heatwave, as opposed to trying to work out which shoes are the most waterproof. For my dear friend’s birthday I was desperate to give her a little October … More Copacabana Nightwear- the damn easy Nightie
So, here we are. It is October. Blow me down, I didn’t see that coming. But as the nights draw in and air is sprinkled with chilliness, we can start to look forward to all of the amazing things autumn and winter brings 1. CHESTNUTS Chestnuts have been a long standing tradition in the Stevens … More Indoor treats and outside trouble makers- October
People, come on, look at this fabric! Doesn’t it just make you think of everything that is great and good in the world? Panthers- check. Neon- Check. Flowers- check (they almost look like succulents which you know is a big hit with me). As we get read to be launched into autumn…yes I have admitted … More Eye of the…Panther, Lakeside PJs
I spent most of last Wednesday walking around with extra caution- not because of the slip hazards caused by the ‘unseasonable’ rain, or my own questionable spacial awareness, but because I had a big glass bowl in my back pack. A big glass bowl, otherwise know as a Terrarium. I had booked on to Geo Fleur’s Terrarium … More My own Secret Garden- Terrarium with Geo Fleur
Welcome to Fuck Off Bunting Film School! This is a course you can undertake and complete, in only one humid Sunday afternoon, just like me! Here’s a little stop motion video, that I made in my living room on a Sunday using my iPhone and a bunch of materials from my sewing stash. I work … More FOB Film School