A Holly/Flora mashup

Last September a friend of mine got married, and I ended up making 3 or 4 dresses in the space of about two weeks. It was a crazy whirlwind of sewing. I posted the dress I made for my friend's honeymoon around the time, and a while back I posted the 'muslin' I made for… Continue reading A Holly/Flora mashup


One Week, One Pattern roundup (v. late)

Last year I discovered One Week One Pattern, which is a group sewing challenge over on Instagram. The host; Cinderellis Sews said this about it: “OWOP is about celebrating our Tried ‘n’ True patterns, the ones we’ve made lots of times in different variations, until we could practically make them in our sleep, tweaking the… Continue reading One Week, One Pattern roundup (v. late)

Paprika Patterns Zircon Sweater Dress

During Indie Pattern Month on The Monthly Stitch last year I took part in a pattern swap (twice, actually - well it was fun having someone else choose for you!) One of my pattern swap partners chose the Zircon Sweater/dress pattern from Paprika patterns for me, which I would have been pretty unlikely to choose… Continue reading Paprika Patterns Zircon Sweater Dress