Juliette dress

When Suz from Sewpony and Jill from Kneesocks and Goldilocks introduced the Juliette dress and top pattern that they have been working on together, I knew I wanted to sew it. And I knew I wanted to hack it a little (although it seems I ended up hacking it considerably). The pattern is aimed at a beginner sewist. It is a cute simple A-line dress with rather charming details. It looks super sweet as is, and it can be easily customised.


Timpe Tee times two

The following images clearly demonstrate two things:

1) I am well and truly overdue for a haircut.
2) Boxy tops can work for me.


The Bellah blouse

It was love at first sight. Relaxed casual fit. Small pleats at shoulder seams. Slightly shaped silhouette. Subtle hi-low hem. The sleeve length, the neckline... The minute Annika showed a photo of the Bellah blouse pattern she was adding to her shop I knew I was going to sew it.


Alice top in blue voile

A few months ago I went to Spotlight and noticed this gorgeous textured voile in a stunning shade of blue.

Coffee + Thread tour: the Ania tunic

I love this girl, her happy smile, her zest for life... and her new tunic! It is the Ania tunic by Coffee + Thread.


Uptown/Downtown dress again

Terri says it is impossible to sew only one Uptown/Downtown dress. She is right.


I didn't want my second Uptown/Downtown dress to be an exact copy of the first one. I was curious what it would look like if I followed the lines of the maxi version for a knee length dress. Well, I will not die wondering!

Syrah skirt and an Uptown/Downtown top

A few weeks before Christmas Miss R and I had a very deep conversation.
Me: Would you like a special dress for Christmas?
Miss R: Oh yes!

So, naturally, I made a new skirt for myself. And a top to go with it. 'Selfish sewing' at its best!


Dulcie dress: a free pattern from Sewpony

After teasing you on Instagram for almost a week it is time to reveal the big secret... Suz from Sewpony has released a new pattern, the Dulcie dress! What? You knew that already? But did you know this pattern is FREE? Yes, that's the secret I have been bursting to tell!


BFFs dress

I am constantly amazed and somewhat jealous about the amount of energy little people have!


A new dress and a new adventure

I have been a regular customer at MaaiDesign for a while now. I love fabric in Maaike's shop. I am pleased to let you know that Maaike and I decided to take it one step further. Every now and then I will be guest posting on Maaike's blog showcasing some of the beautiful fabric from her shop.

Today I am sharing about a dress I made for Miss R. Please visit MaaiDesign blog for more details and photos.