Posts Tagged: Pattern Making

Aloha Tiger

Inspiration during lockdown has been great but the lack for materials has been a major setback. There were a lot of things I wanted to try but it was difficult to source the correct art materials and there was only

Aloha Tiger

Inspiration during lockdown has been great but the lack for materials has been a major setback. There were a lot of things I wanted to try but it was difficult to source the correct art materials and there was only

The New Normal

It feels strange but this seems to be the new normal for now. I am still working from home but sooner or later, I will need to make that hour and a half trip to work by public transport again.

The New Normal

It feels strange but this seems to be the new normal for now. I am still working from home but sooner or later, I will need to make that hour and a half trip to work by public transport again.

To Be Or Not To Be?

As much as I love fashion books (especially pattern cutting books) I often find myself buying them but rarely using them, even when I have a pattern cutting conundrum. I understand some books are so pretty you never envisage touching

To Be Or Not To Be?

As much as I love fashion books (especially pattern cutting books) I often find myself buying them but rarely using them, even when I have a pattern cutting conundrum. I understand some books are so pretty you never envisage touching

Same Pattern. Different Materials.

Deja Vu? This French work jacket has been reworked so many times so rest assured you are not seeing double. To be perfectly honest, I’ve sewn it so many times that it has become a chore although this time, however,

Same Pattern. Different Materials.

Deja Vu? This French work jacket has been reworked so many times so rest assured you are not seeing double. To be perfectly honest, I’ve sewn it so many times that it has become a chore although this time, however,

Perfect For The Weekend Away!

To rephrase the title: Perfect for the weekend away (once everything is back to normal)! Do you ever go away for a short weekend break and realise that you don’t have that perfect weekend bag? You know the one I

Perfect For The Weekend Away!

To rephrase the title: Perfect for the weekend away (once everything is back to normal)! Do you ever go away for a short weekend break and realise that you don’t have that perfect weekend bag? You know the one I

Come Autumn

As summer goes, this was one of the best. I spent so much time away, visiting new places and trying a lots of new things. But when summer left, autumn did not wait to step in. The nights became cold

Come Autumn

As summer goes, this was one of the best. I spent so much time away, visiting new places and trying a lots of new things. But when summer left, autumn did not wait to step in. The nights became cold

Double Breasted Jacket

The great thing about work is I can wear whatever I want. Fashion is about a point of view and the clothes you wear reflect the mood you are in. As I age, I seem to prefer a relaxed but

Double Breasted Jacket

The great thing about work is I can wear whatever I want. Fashion is about a point of view and the clothes you wear reflect the mood you are in. As I age, I seem to prefer a relaxed but

Bloody Bag!

Curses! Curses! Curses! Bloody bag! Actually curses to me for cutting it so fine. Making this bag has taught me a lesson! Some ideas can be saved for another day but on this occasion, I acted on it and nearly

Bloody Bag!

Curses! Curses! Curses! Bloody bag! Actually curses to me for cutting it so fine. Making this bag has taught me a lesson! Some ideas can be saved for another day but on this occasion, I acted on it and nearly

Winter Long Coat

I have been wearing the trench coat I recently made (here) for a while and, although it’s fine for Autumn, it isn’t warm enough for Winter. I usually wear my WW2 military greatcoat (a charity shop find) for winter but,

Winter Long Coat

I have been wearing the trench coat I recently made (here) for a while and, although it’s fine for Autumn, it isn’t warm enough for Winter. I usually wear my WW2 military greatcoat (a charity shop find) for winter but,

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