Eco Benefits of Seasonal Wardrobe Rotation?

We had quite a lot of conversations a few weeks ago about whether my linen dress was in-season or not. Obviously it is in season somewhere in the world and lots of people said I could continue wearing it into the colder months here in the UK if I paired it with tights and a…

Sustainable Fabric: Is Rayon/Viscose bad?

I've got a bit of a bee in my bonnet this week. I've made a few garments out of viscose (also known as rayon) and they have turned out to be some of my absolute favourites. Viscose is drapey and soft, frequently weighty and opaque and can come in different weaves and prints. It is…

#SewAnkaraFabric Papercut Axis Dress

Whew. It's been a minute. 2020 has really done a number on me and the last time I sat down to write a blog post was in the first half of May! I've not had any creative energy AT ALL. I haven't been sewing or knitting or doing anything other than homeschooling, household chores, sleeping…

How to Refashion Trousers into Dungarees

I bought a pair of pink linen trousers in a charity shop in January. That seems a lifetime ago right now but I can remember vividly standing in the shop trying to decide if this crazy idea to turn a pair of trousers into a pair of dungarees would work. For a bit of context…