Cashmere Wool Coat (Sponsored Post)

When the Named Patterns designers announced their book and showed off their book cover, I fell in love. Therefore, when I was asked to test the Cashmere Wool fabric by the lovely team from MinervaCraft I knew by the end of it I will have an amazing little coat. I made a few modifications to... Continue Reading →

Southbank Sweater Dress ( Sponsored Post)

Today my latest product testing review is live on MinervaCrafts blog. On this occasion I tested the Daisy Stamp Embossed Quilted Ponte Roma Fabric by Lady McElroy. With this fabric I used the Southbank Sweater pattern form Nina Lee Patterns. I had a lot of fun making this dress. It’s perfect for this time of the... Continue Reading →

Velvet Charlie

While I was at the SewUpNorth (organised by Sally and Becca) this September, I could not help myself from buying some red velvet from B&M Fabrics. I have been dreaming of making myself a modified Charlie Caftan(Closet Case Patterns) in velvet after making one in viscose (which I blogged about here). Rather than using a... Continue Reading →

A Bit of a Different Day

Yesterday, I was lucky to volunteer at the Gallery of Costume in Manchester, which is currently closed for the public. They are running a conservation project to protect and store the clothing in their correction in a better way to preserve them for longer. The Gallery of Costume comes under the Manchester Art Gallery. I... Continue Reading →

Cash For Kids Charity Lunch

I know that this is not quite sewing related, but I want to share with you the amazing experience I had going to a charity lunch. In recent years, as I have grown as a person I started thinking more about doing something to help those who are not a lucky as me. I thought... Continue Reading →

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