Some day out of the blue – Ottobre Hideaway hoodie

Sorry (not sorry) but I am back with yet another stripey top. I have actually sewed up several other things that don’t have stripes and aren’t tops – but this one was hot off the sewing machine today and there was an extra hour of daylight to grab pictures so here we are…I saw this…

Something about stripes – Linden and Uvita

Hello again On a briefly sunny Sunday afternoon I managed to get out and grab some pictures of my latest makes. These tops were so straightforward and quick to sew, just a few hours each – but they make me feel happy and they have been worn pretty much in rotation ever since I finished…

Hey Blue – Closet Case Patterns Kalle

Hi there I am delighted that not only have I ticked off one the new patterns on my #2018makenine before the end of January, but I’m also really pleased with the result. I have always been cautious about loose fitting dresses without any waist definition and thought there was a good chance that I would…

All the leaves are green – another Lady Skater

Hi there and welcome to 2018! Although I have already made a start on my #2018makenine I am easing into the new year by telling you about a dress I actually finished last year – hence the Christmas decorations in the pictures. This is a Lady Skater dress from Kitschycoo – this dress is a…

Looking forward – #2018makenine

It’s a new year and time for some new sewing plans!

But before we get into the #2018makenine, I thought I would take a quick look back at my #2017makenine and see what I actually achieved.