2 years ago today….

Ah Facebook… you’re so sweet to care about my memories, because I had totally forgotten that it’s 2 years ago today I launched my first pattern! It’s written on a post-it that ...

Inspiration – The Kitty Dress

Inspiration | The Kitty Dress Just the loveliest little bit of sewing inspiration for the Bank Holiday Monday . Mandy has embroidered roses on her Kitty Peter Pan collar….and they are so perfe...

Sneak Peek!

The sun has popped out this morning so I was able to take a quick photo of the next pattern! She’s called The Rochester. It seemed a fitting name as I went to college in Rochester, Kent and stud...

MAVEN MAKERS | Kitty in the snow

    #MAVEN MAKERS | Kitty in the snow I’m so pleased to be able to share with you Marie-Fleurine’s Kitty dress. As soon as I saw these pictures of Fleurine, wearing her Kitty dre...

#MAVENMAKERS | The French Dart Shift

I have a little collection of FRENCH DART SHIFTS by #MAVENMAKERS to share today. All of these lovely talented ladies have made The French Dart Shift dress pattern and each one is completely different...

How to Lower a Bust Dart Tutorial

HOW TO LOWER A BUST DART TUTORIAL Let’s talk darts first, I do love a good dart! A good dart takes away fullness where we don’t want it, enhancing our lovely shapes! A bad dart, well doesn’t. It...

#MAVENMAKERS | The Maria Wrap Apron

  #MAVENMAKERS | The Maria Wrap Apron A very delighted @Frivolous_K shared this picture of her and her Mum wearing their Maria Wrap Aprons. I love that Kathryn used the hashtag #apronvictory! (A...

#MAVENMAKERS | The Kitty Dress

  The Kitty Dress Jayne of The Stitching Magpie has made a wonderful Kitty Dress in the most delicious dark Indigo denim… with the most perfect topstitching too! You can follow Jayne on Ins...

Sewing The French Dart Shift in jersey!

I may have mentioned I like to get some mileage out of my patterns and when I was asked about sewing The French Dart Shift in jersey, a Ponte Roma knit to be specific,  I thought let’s see! (...