I have been product testing for Minerva Crafts. Lately, I have been testing this awesome iron mat that I really needed for my sewing room. So head on over to the Minerva Crafts blog to read my review and see the pictures. CLICK HERE TO READ THE POST!
*Pattern testing Name: Jafar (from Aladdin) Pattern: Poppy top & dress from By Hand London Fabric: Premium Merino colour Marsala from the Fabric Store By Hand London has come out with another fantastic pattern, and I’ve been lucky enough to be pattern testing this one too. I tested this pattern way back in March so that’s why there’s still snow in the pictures. The Poppy dress/top is the first pattern from BHL to be sewn in a knit fabric. There is three […]
Let me first say, I have the bests of friends. Hands down. I know they love me and I don’t know if I could ever repay them back ever again. So the next one to get married, watch out, it’s a hell of a love storm coming your way! Before that time too of course. This was during Easter vacation, and I had a jammed packed schedule. I had to plan every day to make room for everything I needed […]
Name: Joy (from Inside Out) Pattern: Anna dress from By Hand London Fabric: Lemon colour plain cotton poplin from Minerva Crafts. Yes, I made another one. Another plain yellow dress. You might remember other yellow dresses; Nala, Jane Porter, Lumiere and Tweety. This one was a bit of a purpose. On Instagram, I revealed to you which colours I’m using for my bridesmaid’s dresses. Pink, green, blue and purple. To get all the pastel colours, I’m the yellow one – […]
Name: Cri-Kee (from Mulan) Pattern: Moneta dress from Colette Patterns Fabric: Blue with coral flowers viscose jersey from Stoff & stil Hello there party people! I have been longing to use this fabric for such a long time, and when the Triple Stitches announced the #MonetaParty I was in from the start. I had the fabric and the pattern, all I needed then was time. I was surprise I manage to squeeze in time to finish the dress a week […]
* Sponsored Name: Flash (from Zootopia) Pattern: Vintage Shirt dress from Sew Over It Fabric: Floral viscose crepe from Minerva Crafts I have been doing a guest post over at the Minerva Crafts blog. Head on over there to read the whole post! CLICK HERE TO SEE THE BLOG POST!
Name: Tantor (from Tarzan) Pattern: Coco dress from Tilly and the Buttons Fabric: Marine blue knitted jacquard in geometric pattern from Stoff & stil Sometimes you just need something simple and straight forward. I have two Coco dresses in my wardrobe my Mike Wosowski and Meeko, and they both have been used rather frequently. It is such a simple pattern that can EASILY be done in one afternoon. I need something comfortable, simple and elegant I wanted to use for […]
Name: Merida (from Brave) Pattern: Doris dress from Sew Over It Fabric: Floral viscose from Stoff &Stil (out of stock) This is my second dress for the Day and Night Dress Challenge. As you might figured out this is my contribution as a day dress. I think that this Doris dress pattern is the ultimate everyday dress. It is simple, but with beautiful details making it interesting. I made the dress from woven viscose on sale that is now […]
I recently just got over the hump and made it to a 1000 followers on my Instagram account (YAY!), so I’m celebrating buy having a giveaway! First a little history about the my relationship with By Hand London. Back in March 2014 when I decided to start sewing my first move was to purchase the Elisalex dress pattern. While waiting for the pattern to arrive I read everything on their sewalong for the pattern twice. I was so inspired and […]
Name: Scar (from The Lion King) Pattern: Alvernia Dress from Opian Fabric: Lace my parents got me from India, and black cotton satin from Stoff & Stil. …But, when it comes to brute strength… I’m afraid I’m at the shallow end of the gene pool.” I hadn’t heard about Opian before they sent me an email to look at their sewing patterns. I purchased the Alvernia pattern and didn’t have the time for it until now recently. I didn’t know […]
So this is going to be the title of some of my update posts or just in general “what’s happening” post that is not a specific pattern or something I sewed up, but it will be sewing or at least crafting related don’t you worry! I thought I would start with summarising the year that is about to pass. Here are my best nine on instagram: I love showing you my makes on instagram. This social media has brought me […]
*Patterntesting Name: Tom & Jerry Pattern: Karri dress from Megan Nielsen Patterns Fabric: Navy jacquard / different colored cotton sateen from Stoff og Stil I have been so lucky to be one of Megan Nielsen pattern testers for this dress. When I got the news of being a pattern tester for Megan I was thrilled, and even more when I saw what she had designed for me to test. When the mail came out I saved the picture, copied nine […]
*Patterntesting Name: Zazu (from The Lion King) Pattern: Alix Dress from By Hand London Fabric: Viscose crepe from Vietnam “Chimps are going ape, giraffes remain above it all. Elephants remember, though just what I can’t recall. Crocodiles are snapping up fresh offers from the banks. Showed interest in my nest egg but I quickly said “No thanks!” We haven’t paid the hornbills and the vultures have a hunch. Not everyone invited will be coming back for lunch” – Zazu Ever […]
Name: Violet, Dash and JackJack Pattern: Molly dress/top from Sew Over It – My Wardrobe Capsule: City Break Fabric: Various knits from my stash Have you flipped through the five patterns that Sew Over It made in their capsule yet? No? Well now is the time. Even though I made a promise to myself that I wouldn’t buy any more patterns before I’d made everything I intend to make. That promise broke quickly after this pattern capsule came out. I also […]
Pattern: Carolyn Pajamas from Closet Case Files Fabric: Second hand duvet cover from Fretex I dound this awesome duvet in a second hand store and it was perfect for a pajamas. I had two different sides of this duvet cover and only needed the one, so made one pajama for my big sister. I planned on making one for myself in the near future, but since I have sewn other things instead I figured I post a blog for my […]