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Fabric printing update! We be on our way....

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Hello! Ok, so it has been a little while since we last spoke about fabric, but it's been for very good reasons, we promiiiiise. While the British summer has tried to entice us out of our new HQ / breeze block temple in West London, we've been laying the groundwork for the action packed couple months ahead as... read more ›

Announcing the official Holly Jumpsuit Sewalong!

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Can it really be almost six months since our last sewalong?? Man, time certainly flies when you're having fun in the sun working like a dawg...! Well, just like we had big plans for our latest and much awaited pattern, the Holly Jumpsuit, so we have big plans for the accompanying sewalong - there'll be even more p... read more ›

Meet the pattern testers!

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  With the release of the Holly Jumpsuit, another pattern is thrust into the wild to re-spawn into (hopefully!) an abundance of new creations and once again we couldn’t have done it without the help and advice of our pattern testers. An army of sewing and DIY bloggers in a uniform of handmade garments intent on ens... read more ›

OWOP is back!

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Now, you'll either be reading the title of this post excitedly planning outfits, or you might be scratching your head thinking what, or who, in the hell is OWOP?! If you fall into the latter category, fear not, and let me enlighten you... *** OWOP, or, One Week One Pattern, is the brainchild of Tilly Walnes, of GB... read more ›

The Holly Jumpsuit is here!

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If you’ve been keeping up to date with all our pattern antics you’ll know the palava we’ve been through to get our latest lady ready for you. But, at last, we can rejoice! Scream it from the rooftops, let the whole world know, she’s here, she’s finally here. **Introducing the Holly Jumpsuit**   Dig out your c... read more ›

DIY Kimono: The lazy sewists guide to the art of distraction

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After recklessly compiling all my holiday into the months of June and July I’ve been out of the DIY game a little bit lately but, to ease myself back into normality (and remind myself I’m not nocturnal), I’ve come up with a quick and easy draft-it-yourself kimono that requires minimal brain power for maximum gratifi... read more ›

Pattern hacking: a lace Flora tank top

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Pattern hacking time! With all this glorious weather and festivals galore, I've turned to my usual Summer uniform of a high-waisted something teamed with a crop top. Still sexy in the flash of upper midriff whilst hiding unruly tums (and post-baby stretch marks!), this has become somewhat of a go-to look for me. U... read more ›

A special announcement: Anna Dress now available as a PDF download!

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Guys. We're really excited about something, and there's no point beating around the old bush - not only do we have the Anna Dress printed pattern back in stock, but she is now also available as a PDF for you to download and print at home! Going PDF is something we've been thinking about for a while, ever more con... read more ›

*New pattern update*

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As you may have already deciphered as a result of our *not so* sneaky peaks we are gearing up to release another brand new pattern into the wild. However, incredibly unfortunately we have stumbled along the way and have had to regrettably delay the release of our latest lady as, by pure coincidence, we had designed ... read more ›

Nerdy sewing tips: How to make & apply piping

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As I'm sure most of you know, it's the little extra details that transform your handmade garms and make them really stand out in a sea of generic High Street trends - things like thoughtful pattern placement, an exquisitely finished hem or the addition of those delicate vintage buttons you found in your Grandma's ... read more ›

DIY fabric backed display shelf

Sometimes a quick and easy project is all you need to get you out of a creative funk and brighten up a space all at the same time. Improving my surroundings - whether it be a complete overhaul or just a little touch - never fails to do wonders for my mood and work ethic. Today I put the finishing touches to the "w... read more ›

A little fabric update!

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Okok, so it's been a liiiiitle while since we talked about our fabric printing progress, but we promise that it's only for the very best possible reasons! Behind the scenes we have been hu$tling and masterplanning hard to make it all come together as perfectly as possible. While we're still a few months away from be... read more ›