Pattern Review: Gable Top

I realised the other day that I never reviewed the Gable top pattern.  Better late than never!  Also, it means that I have lots of experience in wearing it! Details Pattern name: Gable Top Variation/Style: View 3 without the cuff Design House: Jennifer Lauren Handmade Size I made: 12 Fabric Stripey stretch fabric remnant from The Knitting & Stitching Show in 2017. Difficulty This is a really simple top to make consisting of only 4 pieces of fabric.  The main challenge for me was the fabric I chose as it was very stretchy.  You may wish to take extra care on…

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The 100 Day Project – 100 Days of Developing Content

Today is the start of The 100 Day Project! This year I am focusing on developing content. I have made quite a few things this year but not blogged or vlogged or even shared on Instagram yet!  I plan to remedy this during the 100 days and also log any new learning or makes along the way. There are two reasons I want to do this. First, I like having a log of my makes.  It comes in handy in particular when I want to remake a pattern, or I am deciding what to make others for Christmas and Birthdays…

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Pattern Review: Jarrah

This year I was fortunate enough to be a pattern tester for one of Megan Nielsen's new patterns which came out on 1 November 2018.  Here is my pattern review of Jarrah. Details Pattern name: JarrahVariation/Style: ADesign House: Megan NielsenSize I made: 10 Fabric I used a grey medium-thickness knit fabric - a bit like a ponte?  I found it in a charity shop in Helston and it was just what I was looking for!  The lighter grey is ribbing which was also from a charity shop (but has been in my stash for years...) Difficulty I would say that this pattern is…

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Pattern Review: The TATB Bow Blouse

Today I’m sharing a pattern review of one of my #2018makenine projects!  I added it to my make nine list as it’s something I began in 2017 and then abandoned when I got confused with it.  However, I am so glad I persevered as it wasn’t so bad after all and it certainly stands out in my wardrobe.


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DIY Hair Towel Turban: Follow step by step on Youtube!

I’m excited to be able to let you know that I have finished editing a video where you can watch step by step how to make the hair towel turban, which is a free pattern you can download from this website in the shop here.

I’ve popped the video below, or you can pop over to Youtube to view it.


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