Wiksten Tank Triple Threat

The Wiksten Tank pattern is mega popular, and it’s easy to see why. Simple, fashionable, customisable and great for beginners. It doesn’t use a huge amount of fabric either, which makes it great for showing off precious fabrics or remnants. It’s been blogged about countless times already and you can see loads of lovely examplesContinue reading “Wiksten Tank Triple Threat”

Floaty Floral Réglisse Dress

This project was a whole load of firsts for me! First time sewing with slippy, sheer fabric. First time lining a garment. First time working on the bias. First time matching prints. Phew! It was a steepish learning curve but well worth it. Réglisse by Deer & Doe is a breeze to sew and evenContinue reading “Floaty Floral Réglisse Dress”

Floral Jersey Burda Dress

I actually made this dress last Summer, but it has been packed away since last September or so and has been optimistically unearthed for this ‘Summer’. The pattern comes from the June 2010 issue of Burda Style magazine, but the photo in the mag doesn’t show the shape of the dress so well, so I hadContinue reading “Floral Jersey Burda Dress”

Spring Top Sewalong – Part 2

For my second project as part of the Spring Top Sewalong over at Made by Rae, I finally made a top that’s been on my mind for some time. Last Summer I fell in love with this Liberty print blouse from Sessùn (no longer available). A ‘smidge’ outside my budget, I set off on a huntContinue reading “Spring Top Sewalong – Part 2”

Spring Top Sewalong – Part 1

I was working on a knitting design earlier in the month and it was just going nowhere. Repeated swatching, trialling, ripping, re-doing and I kept going backwards instead of forwards. All this frustration left me a bit out of love with knitting and in need of a break. Time to crack out the sewing machine!Continue reading “Spring Top Sewalong – Part 1”