It’s full of stars… Named Reeta midi dress

Hope everyone is having a lovely Easter weekend – lots of chocolate and four clear days of sewing is definitely my plan! My latest post for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network* is live and you can find it here. This month I made the Reeta midi dress from the new Named Collection – it’s my…

Batwings.. the Named Blair shirt

Hi there My latest post is live today over at the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network. I’m going back to the 80s with a batwing shirt in a fabulous print jersey fabric. You can read more about it here I will be back soon with a bit more batwing goodness, but for now here are some…

One talvikki, two talvikki

So this week I have two Named Talvikki sweaters to show you and a tale of uncertainty, happiness and uncertainty again! The Talvikki sweater is part of Named Patterns Evolution collection – I love the darts at the neckline and the split hem. I wanted to make a top that was a step above a…

Paisley in the Park – Named Helmi dress

Hi there – it’s definitely autumn here now! The clocks have gone back and the days are already so much shorter. Today it was a little grey so the photos aren’t the greatest but at least I remembered to get some before it got dark! This is the Named Helmi tunic dress, from their latest…

My first Monthly Stitch – Named Dakota dress

So I have been following the Monthly Stitch for a while and although there have been lots of themes I thought about joining in with, I didn’t manage it until they announced Frocktober. How complicated could it be to make a dress in a whole month? One of the featured patterns for the month was…