How to sew a back split on a pencil skirt

Since the re-release of our Charlotte Skirt pattern as a PDF download, it's been wiggle mania here at BHL HQ! A wardrobe staple for all three of us since Day 1, the Charlotte Skirt is infinitely versatile, a breeze to sew, fits like a dream... but certainly lives up to her wiggly reputation where walking is concer... read more ›

3 girls, 1 pattern: The Charlotte Skirt


Ruffle your hem for (our favourite) Club Tropicana vibes, peplum your waist to exaggerate your hourglass or make it straight up for Joan Holloway chic, the Charlotte Skirt is back in business. Not only was she one of our first ever patterns in the whole wide world but Charlotte is our tried and tested wardrobe stapl... read more ›

and the 'Once Upon A Dream' fabric design competition winner iiiiiiis......


Ladies and gents, a gigantor thank you to all of you who voted! It's been truly wonderful to see so many people get involved in choosing what fabric designs we sell in our gallery and being so supportive of the artists that were brave enough to submit their work for a public vote. Okok, enough of the smushy stuff no... read more ›

Sophia Dress presale with a cheeky 15% off!


You voted for her, so we've made it happen. That's right friends, we are more than excited to announce that our first pattern of 2015, the Sophia Dress aka 'The people's choice' is now available for presale!  And, (in maybe even better news) if you preorder through our website before Monday 2nd March (Midnight GM... read more ›

DIY piped cushion covers

Ever since we started printing on fabric, a whole new world of handmade homewares has opened up... I find myself at home, wandering from room to room making a mental note of all the things I could make, upholster, scatter and hang. While I have big plans for a window seat, double bed hex quilt and a den for my son... read more ›