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


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 ›

Where to print your own fabric in the UK


Want to design your very own fabric but not looking to print 1,000s of metres? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Although our fledgling print service didn't quite work out as planned, it hasn't dampened our enthusiasm for custom printed fabric and plus, we did do an awful lot of research in the process of sett... read more ›

Some heavy hearts and some pretty big news from us


   Throwback to October 2012 and the end of our first photoshoot - By Hand babies!  Dear lovely sewing pals, wonderful customers, Kickstarter backers and general internet-friends-who-like-what-we-do, It is with extremely heavy hearts that we are writing this post and with great sadness that we have recently had... read more ›

DIY fabric covered folders


Remember at school when you would cover all your folders and exercise books in wrapping paper to keep them protected (and looking super cool and reflective of your personality, obviously)? Well, this stash-busting DIY is kind of like that, only way better.  These sweet little fabric covered folders make the per... read more ›

Sweet & swishy skirts for Spring


It may still be unacceptably freezing here in London Town, but judging by the "cute" little birdies that insist on waking me up at 5.30am from their blossom-clad branches, there's no denying that Lady Spring is finally waking up. In a bid to whip up some quick mix & match-able skirts out of my usual go-to half... read more ›