The Merchant & Mills Factory Dress- introducing a guest star

Hello there sew folk, I am on final countdown at work before a week of holiday mega -sunshine. I planned to make 100 flippy summer dresses for effortless dressing options, but my sew queue was reorganised when Ma FOB asked me to make her a dress- she’s also off on holiday this week and wanted … More The Merchant & Mills Factory Dress- introducing a guest star

Hoppy Birthday

The thing with children is that they keep growing- figures huh? And it seems a particular child I know, Clodagh keeps doing just that. She is now 1 year old and to celebrate her birthday I made her a new dress. I had made her two dresses with bodice pieces and gathered skirts so wanted … More Hoppy Birthday

Telly Addicts

I have been a long time fan of Etsy, but up until this point I have only bought jewellery and one rather fantastic silk screen print. It was an epiphany for me to find there are also a wide range of sewing patterns available. There are lots of sellers with original vintage patterns, to get … More Telly Addicts

Dress hacks.

I love high street fashion, but it does come with a few draw backs that can spoil the fun. 1. Not thought out often items bought from the high street can look amazing but once you get them home you think ‘how the hell do I wash ostrich feathers/ sequins? can I be arsed to … More Dress hacks.