The Spring Knit & Stitch Show

We are delighted to announce that we will be at The Spring Knit & Stitch Show at Olympia, London Thursday 28th February – Sunday 3rd March (stand G87) We have a little discount code for you ...

Small Bust Adjustment | SBA with No Dart

There seems to be a lot of advice regarding Full Bust Adjustments, but not so many for a Small Bust Adjustment (SBA), so this tutorial is for SBA for The Rochester pattern but could be applied to any ...

Zip Tip!

Hi there! I shared this little tip on Instagram a few days ago and it was so popular I thought I’d share it here too! This quick little trick will help you to seam match easily across ...

Happy Christmas!

Happy Holidays everyone… may your bobbin always be full and your scissors always be sharp! And a very big thank you for all your support of our tiny independent pattern company! ...

LAST ORDER DATES FOR CHRISTMAS 2018

Need your pattern in time for Christmas? Don’t miss the last post! These are the last days to order your pattern to catch the last post as recommended by Royal Mail but, please note, they a...

The Barcelona – now in paper!

Great news! Our Barcelona pattern is now in print! We have a very limited number in stock this week, as I managed to get a pre-order sent, but more will be arriving at the weekend so there is still pl...

The High Neck Smock Hack!

The High Neck Wendy Smock Hack Sometimes I make things up as I go along, this pattern hack is one of those occasions. One day, I decided I fancied making the Wendy Smock with a slightly higher neck. I...

Apron Kits!

I’m so pleased to announce our Apron kits are now available online! Our Japanese style apron kits were very popular at the shows this year and so we have resourced the fabrics and voila – ...

The Barcelona | lining tutorial – part 2

How to add a lining to the Barcelona Dress | part 2 | sewing the dress lining | This is part 2 of our lining tutorial, in which we are adding a lining to the Barcelona dress. This is where we find out...

The Barcelona | lining tutorial – part 1

How to add a lining to the Barcelona Dress | part 1 | the lining pattern | I had really wanted to include a lining pattern in with the Barcelona but there is only so much I can fit into a pattern and ...