2020, Maternity

Things to make during pregnancy – my hindsight list

I found it really difficult to know what to make while I was pregnant. Most of the time I make garments for myself and while I did have a go at a few maternity outfits I found it frustrating trying to fit to an ever changing body. I was growing faster than I could sew… Continue reading Things to make during pregnancy – my hindsight list

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Me Made May 2020

I wasn't sure initially whether to participate in this year's Me Made May. My daughter is just six months old and at the moment there's only a small selection of my handmade clothes that a) fit me comfortably and b) are also nursing friendly. Oh yeah and there's the global pandemic so I'm not going… Continue reading Me Made May 2020

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Four Year Sewiversary – things I wish I’d known when I was a beginner sewist

This week marks 4 years since I first started sewing. It's something I really love doing and I often hear people say "Oh I wish I could do that!" so to mark my 4 year 'sewiversary' I thought I'd share some thoughts and resources for anyone new to dressmaking or thinking about getting started. (I'll… Continue reading Four Year Sewiversary – things I wish I’d known when I was a beginner sewist