Why Sewing is (Mostly) Better Than Buying

No one will ever be wearing the same outfit as you. The odds of another sewist choosing the exact same fabric and pattern as you, and making it in exactly the same way, are slim to none, so your me-made clothes will always be unique to you. There’s also the added bonus of the feeling of satisfaction you get when proudly stating ‘I made it myself’ when someone compliments your outfit. #Nailedit. Continue reading “Why Sewing is (Mostly) Better Than Buying”

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6 Problems Only People Who Sew Will Understand

1. You find little bits of fabric and thread EVERYWHERE. No matter how careful you are when you snip the threads and trim the seams and no matter how many times you hoover, pesky bits of thread and tiny pieces of fabric will stubbornly hang around and turn up in random places like your handbag, hair, or shoes, or even attach themselves to your favourite jumper and come along for the ride when you head to work. Continue reading “6 Problems Only People Who Sew Will Understand”

January on Instagram

 

1. My new DKNY bag. 2. Lovely new fabric from a great little fabric shop in Taunton. 3. Did a wardrobe tidy up and just had to have a peek at my gorgeous Rainbow Club shoes. 4. The amazing Kate Spade watch I won . 5. My winning Shoeaholics #shoefie. 6. I’m definitely living by this motto judging by the amount of fabric I’ve bought this month. 7. Delicious breakfast muffins made using a Rachel Khoo recipe for Breakfast Week. 8. Yet more new fabric from Regency Rags. Continue reading “January on Instagram”