A quick tip from Mrs M!

I posted this on Instagram the other day and was genuinely surprised how popular it was. So here is another of my random little tips. I do hope you find it helpful! Ever get confused which line to fol...

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...

The Frill Sleeve Pattern Hack

  Sleeves and frills are apparently the ‘thing’ this season. source images: gingham / pink / black / navy / stripe / ivory As you can see from the mood board, frill sleeves are all th...

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!

|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 k...

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 sounds painful. It’s not, no biceps were harmed in the making of this tutorial… So the question is, how are your sleeves ...