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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Paisley Taffy Blouse

 

Paisley is most associated – and not always favourably – with the hippies of the 60s and 70s and, I’ll be honest, it’s not really a pattern I’m usually drawn to. However, there was something about this fabric – I just couldn’t leave the shop without it. I think it might be the touches of neon green. Because it’s such a bright print, it’s been in my stash since I bought it in December, but as we’ve had a few sunny spells I thought it was time to start some summer sewing. Continue reading “Paisley Taffy Blouse”

Sailor Sorbetto

A while ago I was lucky enough to win some amazing nautical-print fabric from Vicki Kate Makes (thanks Vicki). I originally had a vintage pattern in mind for it, but just couldn’t resist the simplicity of the Sorbetto pattern (I have a feeling this won’t be the last Sorbetto I make!). Continue reading “Sailor Sorbetto”