Charlie Dress Sewing Pattern hack with The Fabric Store


The nice people over at The Fabric Store very kindly got in touch a couple months back to let us take our pick of their scrumptious fabric loot (you can have a read of and a look at what Elisalex made over here). The Fabric Store has an ever-changing roster of designer dress fabrics and sampling lengths from manufa... read more ›

(Another) off-the-shoulder dress, in association with Girl Charlee UK


It's pretty safe to say that I won't be tiring of the off-the-shoulder trend any time soon. There's just something so subtly sexy about that extended flash of collar bone, and while I - like many women - am guilty of the occasional body moan (thighs not toned enough; post-baby stretch marks blah blah blah), my shou... read more ›

EVENT: Eco sewing & pamper experience with Offset Warehouse


Sewing lovers of London, ahoy! One of our favourite fabric stores, Offset Warehouse, is teaming up with one of our favourite beauty brands, Neal's Yard, to bring you a one day super luxe, super sustainable sewing and pampering extravaganza!! Over to the Offset Warehouse girls for all the details... In this freneti... read more ›

5 Must-Sews for Summer!


I think it's almost safe to say that Summer is upon us, and now that London Town is finally warming up, my mind has fixed on what I want to be sewing and wearing this season. As ever, I'm trying to keep my to-sew list realistic and efficient (yeah, right) and focus on five key pieces that I will love and wear all Su... read more ›

The Great British Sewing Bee: From Stitch to Style


The moment we've all been waiting for is here and Season 4 of The Great British Sewing Bee is well under way! As with previous seasons, the BBC and Quadrille Publishing, together with sewing author veteran Wendy Gardiner (see interview below) and Love Productions have put together another fabulous book to acco... read more ›