So my bra making tale begins with the mysterious disappearance of one of the underwires in my white bra. I’d never had an underwire so much as poke out before let alone completely disappear, so I was quite surprised when I went to get dressed and realised I only had half the support required! I… Continue reading Marlborough Bra
I’m currently in the midst of my final exams at university (should I be blogging right now? Probably not…) so the majority of my time is being spent trying to remember everything that’s been said to me in the last nine months. However, there is only so much maths that can enter into my brain… Continue reading Salme Double Layer Camisole, aka ALL the pineapples.
I promised that I’d try and catch up with a few of my recent makes, so I’m going to make a start with Lilou from Tilly and the Buttons’ Love at First Stitch book! My ex-housemate Caroline came down to stay about a month ago and requested that we make a trip to the fabric… Continue reading T&TB Lilou Dress
I’ve been thinking a lot about my wardrobe recently. At the end of July I’ll be graduating and moving out of the house that I’ve been living in for the last three years and, over that time, I’ve accumulated a lot of things including a fair amount of clothing. Although I’m generally pretty good at… Continue reading Wardrobe Architect
University has taken over my life somewhat over the last year (as it probably should) so my blog has gone rather neglected. I thought that a nice new layout might encourage me to update it more frequently so I’ve had a rummage through the many themes that WordPress has to offer and revamped the site.… Continue reading New blog layout
Exams are finally over for me, so having spent two months pining for my sewing machine, I let rip et voilà – Mathilde! For those who don’t know, Mathilde is a pattern from Tilly and the Buttons for a lovely elegant button back blouse. I ordered the ready printed version as I didn’t fancy trying… Continue reading C’est Mathilde, Coco et Delphine aussi!
A while ago I set myself the task of making a dress for my summer internship with Centrica, and today I finally finished it (all bar a hook and eye to go at the top of the zip!). It’s Simplicity 6184 view E and I made it in a size 14: I’m really pleased with… Continue reading A very busy sewing day.