A basic Pyjama bottom pattern from Tilly and the Buttons book: “Love at First Stitch”. My first pair of trousers! (Albeit super simple ones!) Sorry for the crazy shadows in one of the pictures!
basic skirt from a pattern I drew myself from an existing skirt. Simple elasticated waistband and hemmed up at the bottom. Discovered my machine has a stitch especially for stretch fabrics!
Another floor cushion I have made for a family member, you stuff the cushion with a single duvet/ blankets, perfect way to store those extra winter layers, and the mean time you have a large squash…
I was gifted some 3/4 length linen bottoms which we a tad on the large size for me, but I love linen and am short on shorts, so a re-fashion of these was due!
You can see in the pictures that I …
Sort of, inspired by one I saw in a book I which explained how to make a rosette but then applied…
I stitched it with the machine…but don’t be fooled. I stitched it with matching thread, which y…
Exactly what the project name suggests!
Another one from my ‘nautical’ collection!
Simple oxford cushion cover with added ribbon detail
I used stripey fabric for a nautical feel!
Simple covered foam cushion seat pads.
Home made pair of lamp shades in any fabric you want!
Cafetiere cosy with contrasting trim
Thanks, this is a quick project to make, I feel the need to make many in lots of different prints!
A slouchy floor cushion but it is cleverly stuffed with a spare single duvet and a crocheted blanket, which you can take out and use on chilly nights!
I used coordinating fabric which were left …
Peg Bag made by my own pattern, with fabric left over from the basket liner I made. I ended up with the hole a bit too big so added a ruffle into the gap.
Thanks, if I were to self critique I would make the handle strap a couple of centimetres thinner,…
A free pattern from Colette Patterns to make this basic cotton vest.
The pattern bias binds all the edges, but I added full seam allowances and used french seams in the sides so I had no raw edg…
A kind of slouch bag, fully lined, pattern drafted by myself.
I love this top….shame I am not as skinny as you… I think you will figure out pattern grading…
My first ever attempt at making clothing, with input from my Mum. I was given the fabric from one of my Mum’s friends, and I drafted the pattern from an old top I had. Mum helped me to make it fit …
A simple patchwork cushion made up of squares, a concealed zip on the back.
I moved into my house in November, but crisis….we had everything for the bedroom, except for the curtains, and I refused to buy some which did not properly suit what I wanted (I still haven’t fou…
My grandma and grandad gave me these two old deckchairs, the previous fabric was rotten and falling off. Courtesy of “Deckchair Stripes” I ordered some new fabric. You can either sew the fabric ove…
Use up scraps of jersey fabric or find a use for your old t shirts.
Check out these festive sewing patterns just in time for Oktoberfest
Fashion & Trends
All the fall trouser sewing inspiration you need.
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This jacket is a mix of mod and military and will change the look of any outfit!
Go far afield in this collection of bib dresses, waistcoats, and wool jackets in textured fall fabri
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this jean alteration technique and find out how you can learn more!
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