BHL x Sprout Patterns: A cut & sew Sarah Shirt!


This isn't the first time we've sung the praises of Sprout Patterns, and believe you me, it won't be the last. I do however, feel that this time it's all the more resounding as we're talking about a shirt here guys - a whole shirt, made from start to finish in half a day, and that's being generous in my estimation.... read more ›

Make your own pashmina


Guys, Winter is coming... Again. The chill in the air is for real, and we're pretty sure it's planning to stay awhile. We're not too bummed out though, because with the arrival of Autumn comes a whole lot of goodness too, as long as you adhere to the wise words of the Scouts: always be prepared. To us, that means n... read more ›

The Charlie Dress Sewalong kicks off soon!

Another sewalong is upon us and we can hardly wait! Kicking off at the end of August, the Charlie Dress Sewalong will be the perfect back to school project. If you're new to sewing, then let us hold your virtual hand as we guide you through every step in the making of a Charlie Dress, from what fabrics to look out ... read more ›

Free crochet pattern - DIY pompom trim!

If you read this blog often, or follow us on Instagram, you'll probably already know of Elisalex's (that's me!) love of pompom trim. So whimsical, yet so versatile... Oh, how I love a good sprinkling of pompom trim! It was only a matter of time then, before I decided to make my own pompom trim with my trusty croche... read more ›

Perfect easy summer dress make: Zeena Dress from Sprout Patterns + By Hand London!


My Zeenaaaaaaaaa! Stood on a balcony in beautiful Ortigia (Syracuse) in Sicily.  Hiya and happy summer y'all! I don't know how it's been for you, but for us in London it's been pretty dramatic: regular bouts of gruesome rain and thunder, interspersed all too rarely with some glorious sunshine which makes the whole... read more ›