Check Mate

So, the last time I did an outfit post, I was wearing a bobble hat and a winter coat. Now (hopefully) it’s time for sunnies and sandals. Hats off to fashion bloggers who put up daily outfit posts – it seems I can barely manage one every few months at the moment. The sunshine has definitely helped me get back into the blogging spirit of things though. Continue reading “Check Mate”

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My Pattern Picks from Named’s SS15 Collection

While most fashion fans have spent months eagerly awaiting the top designers’ latest collections at LFW, sewing bloggers like myself were probably more likely to get excited about discovering what the Named spring/summer collection had in store this year. Obviously you can’t see Named’s creations on a catwalk, but flicking through their beautifully shot lookbook is almost as good. Continue reading “My Pattern Picks from Named’s SS15 Collection”

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”