Category Archives: Pattern making

Tiger In Love!

It is absolutely amazing what you can buy online these days. I say this because I found this amazing embroidery patch of a tiger and it looked so beautiful. The best part was the price, although I did have to

Tiger In Love!

It is absolutely amazing what you can buy online these days. I say this because I found this amazing embroidery patch of a tiger and it looked so beautiful. The best part was the price, although I did have to

The Importance of a Toile

I have been on a hiatus lately. Both on my blog and pattern cutting, with the main reason being my wardrobe space. I noticed it was burgeoning with so many clothes (and, I’m proud to say, mostly ones I have

The Importance of a Toile

I have been on a hiatus lately. Both on my blog and pattern cutting, with the main reason being my wardrobe space. I noticed it was burgeoning with so many clothes (and, I’m proud to say, mostly ones I have

Quick Kurta

Summer is finally here. There are strawberries in every grocer and Pimms seems to be flying off the shelves. It seems only sensible to wear something that fits summer, but what can you wear that looks good and cools at

Quick Kurta

Summer is finally here. There are strawberries in every grocer and Pimms seems to be flying off the shelves. It seems only sensible to wear something that fits summer, but what can you wear that looks good and cools at

Silk Dressing Gown

The weather can’t seem to make it its mind up at the moment, hovering between hot and cold. It seems that no matter what I wear, it’s always wrong. This also extends to being at home. Cold weather beckons my

Silk Dressing Gown

The weather can’t seem to make it its mind up at the moment, hovering between hot and cold. It seems that no matter what I wear, it’s always wrong. This also extends to being at home. Cold weather beckons my

Je Ne Regrette Rien

I am sure we are all guilty of it – reading about something and being told that it’s difficult and we shouldn’t attempt it! And there I was going, “Phfft! How difficult can it be!” Famous last words! So what’s

Je Ne Regrette Rien

I am sure we are all guilty of it – reading about something and being told that it’s difficult and we shouldn’t attempt it! And there I was going, “Phfft! How difficult can it be!” Famous last words! So what’s

The Emperor’s New Jacket

There it was, just dumped on the floor with everyone treading all over it. I thought ‘what a waste!’, so I asked if I could have it and the technician said yes. This rarely happens now, as the college reuses

The Emperor’s New Jacket

There it was, just dumped on the floor with everyone treading all over it. I thought ‘what a waste!’, so I asked if I could have it and the technician said yes. This rarely happens now, as the college reuses

The Selvedge Trick! AGAIN!

It took me quite a while to get my jeans pattern absolutely perfect (fitted round the bum but with a loose fit around the calves) but now I’ve got it how I like it, I can easily make a pair

The Selvedge Trick! AGAIN!

It took me quite a while to get my jeans pattern absolutely perfect (fitted round the bum but with a loose fit around the calves) but now I’ve got it how I like it, I can easily make a pair