One year sewn… Winter Edition

This is the second part of my One Year Sewn series where I go back and look at makes I made a year ago and see if they are washing and wearing well. I hope to make my clothes last and so I am using this as a useful exercise in examining why things maybe…

A Wedge of Swans: Named Clothing Kielo Dress

Did you know that the collective noun for swans in flight is a wedge of swans? I absolutely love learning funny/interesting collective nouns like a parliament of owls and a cauldron of bats. Do you have any favourites? I love silly facts like that and I even think that the folds of the Kielo dress…

FREE Sewing Patterns List! – 2019

Almost a year ago I researched and compiled a huge list of free PDF patterns from Indie pattern companies. I thought it was time to update this list, delete some links to patterns no longer available, and most importantly - add a load of new ones! If you have a favourite that isn't in this…