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...

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 ...

The French Dart Shift – BOILED WOOL

The French Dart Shift | BOILED WOOL Lovely Nicky (@nickynackynoo_) sent me an Instagram message back in the middle of November asking would the French Dart Shift work in Boiled wool? Now, I alway...

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...

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&rs...

Lengthen a Sleeve

A quick little pattern hack to lengthen a sleeve. I’ve lengthened the short sleeve from The French Dart Shift pattern to a 3/4 length sleeve, with finished measurements of 44cm long and a hem ci...

The Bicep Adjustment Tutorial

Hello! What’s a bicep adjustment I hear you ask? Because it sound painful. It’s not, no biceps were harmed in the making of this tutorial… So the question is, how are your sleeves f...

How to Grade Between Two Sizes

How to Grade Between Two Sizes We are a unique and amazing bunch of individuals, all different shapes and sizes. Even those of us with the same measurements can be different shapes! You’ll under...