Wowzer, how is it only February? I don’t know about you, but I feel like this winter has been going on forever.  I am so over it and can’t wait for warmer days and some sunshine!! With that in mind when I saw this lovely Viscose Linen on the Felicity Fabrics website, I was desperate […]

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The events of the last year have changed my lifestyle and how I spend my time, as I’m sure they have for most people. This has impacted my sewing habits; all I want to sew are cosy, comfy clothes. I have no need for pretty dresses and I don’t see that changing any time soon! […]

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So, I’m back on the fabulous Felicity Fabrics blog today with my latest creation and it’s something I designed myself and I’m so pleased with it.  I’ve decided to call it the Felicity Dress as I wanted to dedicate this design to the lovely ladies Caroline and Fliss, owners of Felicity Fabrics. They are so lovely, kind and generous and so I wanted […]

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It’s lovely to be back with another blog for Caroline and Fliss at Felicity Fabrics. When Caroline and Fliss launched a set of new fabrics back in late 2020 there was one fabric in particular that caught my eye. It was this gorgeous Duck Egg Suede Twill. The suede twill has a lovely soft finish […]

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Hello everyone, it’s great to be back on the blog today! This time I’m back talking about a cape of all things!  When I Am Patterns released their most recent collection, the “I Am Magic collection,” I was immediately drawn to the Harry pattern. Maybe it’s the styling, but the pure white cape in the […]

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This icy blue sweater knit is wonderful! It is sparkly but not itchy on the skin. Its a soft but stable fabric and is oh so delightful to wear! I have worn this skirt so much; its perfect for working from home as it’s smart and looks nice with lots of tops and jumpers, but […]

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I’m so pleased to be chatting to you today as I’ve finally found the perfect corduroy to make my Made by Jacks Mum, Hey Day Dungarees! I’ve seen so many lovely versions of this pattern on social media, in lots of different fabrics. Both patterned and plain in Cotton Twill, Drill, Denim and canvas to name […]

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A Tilly & The Buttons Pattern Hack (Safiya / Martha)  Reader, before we get started, grab yourself a cuppa (or beverage of choice), I’ve got a lot to share.  This dress has been a passion project, labour of love, one of my favourite garments to date. It’s a hacked combination of two Tilly & The […]

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This autumn, whilst I was changing over my clothes from summer to winter, I decided to give my wardrobe and future sewing plans a complete overhaul. My life has changed considerably in 2020 (as has everyone else’s I’m sure!) and I soon realised that the clothes I wore this time last year are not necessarily […]

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I was thrilled when I was invited to be a guest blogger for Felicity Fabrics, one of my favourite fabric companies. I love that it is run by a mother and daughter team, Caroline and Fliss, as my daughter Tamlyn (@sewn_on_the_tyne) and I are also very close and have worked together. I particularly love the […]

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