Sointu for Sew Loco

Last year I was sent some of this beautiful Lady McElroy fabric to review from Sew Loco. I made this top and took photos in the old house but then life happened and Lucy took a little break to have a baby! She's back now and Sew Loco has reopened with 20% off all fabrics…

Waistband Hack for Refashions

Hello! It's my #ToolThursday weekly review post and this week I have tried out Vlieseline Waistshaper interfacing. It is basically a strip of interfacing with perforated lines to guide where you press/sew in order to create a perfect waistband without any pattern pieces. Now I am no pattern drafter so not having to do a…

Chalk and Notch Fringe Dress Fiasco!

click here Oh man, this fabric and I have been through the ringer! I actually cut out pieces of another pattern before I realised it wasn't going to fit me!! Fortunately, the Chalk and Notch Fringe Dress came to my rescue and I LOVE the finished dress! For all the grizzly details in the disaster…

Sourcing Recycled Interfacing

Hi folks!  I have a quick little update for you today. Vlieseline have released a press release regarding their products and sustainability and have asked me to share it with you guys! For the sake of transparency: I am not receiving anything for sharing this information with you and I haven't tried all these products,…

Don’t look a gift Pony in the mouth…

I am so excited to share this post with you this week! It is a product review of some knitting needles which I was SO excited to receive. I spoke before when I knitted this hat that I really wished I had some interchangeable knitting needles. In fact, I think I would have avoided making…