DIY, Sewing

Drapey Coco top

I told you another Coco was on the cards! Pretty much as soon as the last hem was finished on my green Tilly and the Buttons Coco dress I was cutting out my next. I purchased this remnant of drapey jersey from Abakhan Fabrics in Manchester because I thought it was enough to make a… Continue reading Drapey Coco top

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Costume, DIY, Refashion, Sewing

An Unfortunate Costume

Minor 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' spoilers ahead! Because my friends are the best, I was recently invited to a fancy dress party. The theme was ‘Villains/ antagonists from literature’, and we had a bit of a book swap at the bar too. If you know me at all you know that I am a… Continue reading An Unfortunate Costume

DIY, Sewing

Pattern Testing Jazz by Ready To Sew

I'm not sure about any of the expressions I gave in any of these photos... It’s me again! I’ve had a lot of exciting opportunities recently which is great, but does mean a lot less time for the old blog. That being said, I have a new make to show you all! It is my… Continue reading Pattern Testing Jazz by Ready To Sew

DIY, Sewing

Butterick 4872 Culottes

This pattern was originally my Mum’s from the past (I think the 80’s), and it has variations for culottes at different lengths, skirts and trousers. That’s pretty much all the types of clothing you can have on your bum! This pattern could be all you need. It’s an easy pattern, with minimal pieces. It’s pretty… Continue reading Butterick 4872 Culottes

DIY, Refashion, Sewing

Restyling Exchange 2017

I know what you're thinking. This isn't Lottie, how did her hair grow that quickly? To that, I would say 'What are you talking about? Of course this isn't me, this is clearly another woman.' Welcome to my Restyling Exchange entry! This was my first time participating in a challenge of this type; sending things… Continue reading Restyling Exchange 2017

DIY, Refashion, Sewing

Striped Turtle Neck Refashion

https://www.instagram.com/p/BTmZVeylp8t/?taken-by=lottieoflosori I’m pretty pleased with this one! I know I say that about all of my makes... I made this in something of a fever at about midnight one weekend. I wasn’t ready for bed y’all! Some go clubbing, I go sewing. Both equally valid btw, no judgement here. Anyway, my partner had a big… Continue reading Striped Turtle Neck Refashion

DIY, Knitting, Mending, My Style, Refashion, Sewing

Me Made May 2017- My Pledge

It’s that time of year again! May is on its way which for the sewing community can mean only one thing- 'I, Lottie of losori.wordpress.com (@lottieoflosori on instagram), sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May '17. I endeavour to wear at least one handmade or refashioned item each day for the duration of May 2017'… Continue reading Me Made May 2017- My Pledge