One Cuba Libre, please!

Now that the secret has been out for a while, I can share my dress with you. Although I am a little late to the party. However,  I am having a cocktail to celebrate anyway! Sally, has  launched her latest collection of patterns, for  her company Capital Chic Patterns. The collection includes 4 patterns: Cuba... Continue Reading →

Making a suit on commission

At the beginning of the year, a friend asked me I’d do a suit for a work colleague. She was struggling to find something that would fit her well and was appropriate for her new job.  I was like, I don’t know, depends what is she after? And exposed a huge list of reasons why... Continue Reading →

Summer White Russian

I finally crossed this one from my never ending sew list! Summer is almost over! But I hope I will still manage to wear my new White Russian from the  Summer 2014 collection of Capital Chic Patterns. I have been meaning to make a short sleeved one for ages, but did not get round to... Continue Reading →

Renfrew–first take

My lovely friend Gemma @mustachiothread gave me the Renfrew pattern. So I had to make it! Yes I as one of the last people to get this basic pattern from Sewaholic. Because these patterns are designed for a pear shaped body, I had to trace size 8 for shoulders and waist and go to a... Continue Reading →

White Russian x 3

I know it took me a while to get back ! Just took me forever to take some pictures and get the inspiration to do some writing again. Also I got a kick in the butt from my lovely friend Gemma who is eager to read so more!  When Sally who also blogs at CharityShopChic... Continue Reading →

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