My Mississippi Avenue / Simplicity 8231 Sundress Review

I made a dress! It's been so long since I've done that; even longer since I've sewn one for myself that I've loved. But now I've done just that with Sewhouse 7's 'Mississippi Avenue' dress ... I knew I wanted to sew a summer dress - a sundress - suitable for this years' #sewtogetherforsummer sewing… Continue reading My Mississippi Avenue / Simplicity 8231 Sundress Review


#SEWTOGETHERFORSUMMER is Back! 2021 Community Sewing Challenge!

And it's back! You may recall last year, we dropped our yearly #sewtogetherforsummer challenge theme as the reality of the global pandemic hit; deciding to go ahead with a pared back #sewtogetherloungewear mini-challenge instead. (How apt that turned out to be). But with a new summer on the horizon, Suzy (@sewing_in_spain), Monika (@rocco.sienna) and I,… Continue reading #SEWTOGETHERFORSUMMER is Back! 2021 Community Sewing Challenge!

Sewing A Colour-blocked Sweater Dress : FibreMood Lexi

Hello hello hello! Today I'm sharing my 'hot-off-the-sewing-machine' FibreMood Lexi; a colour-blocked sweater dress from Issue 11 (out now); I was sent a preview copy of the pattern by the mag so I could sew one up to showcase to time with the publications' release. Let me say from the off though, this dress very… Continue reading Sewing A Colour-blocked Sweater Dress : FibreMood Lexi