It's only taken about 2 years to finish this project but I've finally done it and I've made the coat of dreams!! It's the perfect style, it's warm, it reaches my knees and the sleeves actually come to my wrists!! Why did I wait so long for this??? I have been wanting to make a … Continue reading The Coat of Dreams
Have you seen the Burda Style magazine? Have you ever made anything from it? Until recently I'd have answered 'no!' to the second question but it's been on my radar for quite a few years. I came across this magazine about 6 years ago when one of my students brought it into the classroom and … Continue reading My Burda Challenge
Yep.. I made more espadrilles... but these are definitely the best so far! Grey espadrilles with a twist!
I'm very excited about this! I've wanted to try out bra making for some time.
The new term of sewing courses start from 20th September at Friends Centre and there are just a few places left. Click on the links below to take you to further information and details of how to sign up. City & Guilds Courses: Fashion & Dressmaking Level 1 (Wednesdays 10am-1pm ) 1 SPACE Fashion & Dressmaking Level 1 (Weekends) … Continue reading City & Guilds Fashion Courses – Last Places up for Grabs!
I'm completely addicted the the new series of The Sewing Bee on BBC2 - it's great to see so many talented sewers showing off their skills. I'm gutted for Julie though… she was a great contestant but tried to push herself too far with the fabric she chose for the leggings. My money is on … Continue reading Overlocking on The Sewing Bee
I'm so excited!! I've got my first copy of my book in my hands! It's been a long time coming and taken over a year to write and put together but it's finally here! Amazon have it available for preorder: The Overlocker Technique Manual According to them there are only 11 copies left!! Wow!!