The Good Times Skirt | sewing denim

The Good Times Skirt | tips for sewing denim I like practicality and utilitarian in my design work so denim has always been one of my favourite fabrics. I like the way the fabric ages to tell a visibl...

The Good Times Skirt | waistband tutorial

THE GOOD TIMES SKIRT | waistband tutorial We’re really excited to share with you our new pattern The Good Times Skirt! I really love the contrast waistband detail. The zip finishes right at the ...

The Good Times Skirt | zip tutorial

The Good Times Skirt | a zip tutorial There is a very specific order of making The Good Times Skirt. Usually, with a centre back zip, I would advise inserting it before the side seams are closed so th...

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 ...

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 Strap & Facing Tutorial – the Maria Apron

Oh wow! This photo tutorial has turned into a monster tutorial on how to sew the straps and facing for The Maria Apron! You will need to have followed the instructions included with the pattern so the...