Pattern Reviews

The Birthday Dress That Almost Was

There once was a 40 frock so why not a 50 frock as well? First thing to note: those last ten years have gone really, really FAST (exploding head emoji goes here). Also to note: favourite decade so far and…

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Big Clothes and Small Clothes – Pattern ‘I’

Here’s my latest make and another pattern from Asuka Hamada’s really and truly excellent book – Big Clothes and Small Clothes (see my last post for where to buy). This book is my absolute 5 star go-to favourite right now, even to…

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The Aura Skirt By Papercut Pattens

Ahhhh, Me Made May – the great revealer of both wardrobe favourites and wardrobe gaps. This last May gone, after reaching for pants and jeans almost every other day, I resolved to sew a few more bottoms to add to what feels…

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A modified Roscoe Blouse in Liberty

Not sure about you, but a large chunk of my 2020 has been spent online. I don’t shop much anymore and I haven’t shopped much this year, but I have browsed much. VERY much. Perhaps even VERY TOO MUCH. I’m…

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A Sundress In September – Vogue 2289

A sundress for Gabby and a sundress for September. I can’t take credit for this make as it was actually her Nonna Silva who made it for her. After trying to find it for a few years, I finally scored this…

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