DIY, Mending, Refashion, Sewing

Altering a too small dress

Back when I was still at uni, I bought this polka dot dress from a charity shop. I loved the shape and the fabric, but it was too big in the bodice...

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Costume, DIY, Knitting, My Style, Refashion, Sewing

Happy Birthday Blog!

This post has taken me a long old time to write. Do you ever feel like you’ve been experiencing too much internet? I just felt smothered by it. So, I deleted all my social media apps from my phone, stopped refreshing the Guardian homepage every three minutes, and tried to spend more time doing other… Continue reading Happy Birthday Blog!

DIY, My Style, Refashion, Sewing

Sew stylish- Dubrovnik

As promised, here are some snaps from my holiday in Dubrovnik. This isn’t a travel blog so I won’t bore you all with too many details about the place itself. Basically, if you like ice cream, blue seas and beautiful roofs, go to Dubrovnik like right away. It’s awesome. This holiday was a great last swan… Continue reading Sew stylish- Dubrovnik

DIY, Refashion, Sewing

Refashion a Dress into a Top

Another day, another dress to refashion. Following hot on the heels of my dress to skirt refashion, here's one way to transform a stretch dress into a top. This dress was donated to me a little while ago, & I loved the cute collar & print. However, due to many years of wear and washes, it was… Continue reading Refashion a Dress into a Top

DIY, Sewing

Spaced

I made a dress of space! I’m so excited about this one. Firstly, thank you to everyone who commented on my last blog post, whether on the blog, social media, or in real life! You’re all brilliant and lovely, and I’m glad my sentiments on not succeeding resonated with people. As a quick recap, I… Continue reading Spaced

DIY, Sewing

On Not Being Good

Have you ever been really enthusiastic about a project, then unsure if you're good enough to execute it properly? I have been working on a dress for a little while now. It’s a really exciting project, one where you eat supper double quick to get more time to sew in the evening, then end up… Continue reading On Not Being Good

DIY, My Style, Refashion, Sewing

Me-Made-May ’16 Weekend’s 3 & 4

Apologies to anyone who saw this post before it had any words on it- I was trying to get to grips with the WordPress app on my phone and I pressed the wrong buttons. This weekend's Me-Made-May weekend round up is a double whammy. Work and other projects have been taking up most of my… Continue reading Me-Made-May ’16 Weekend’s 3 & 4

DIY, My Style, Refashion, Sewing

Me-Made-May ’16: Weekend 2

This weekend was so summery, it caught me off guard. I felt like I needed some kind of official email or something in advance, telling me tights weren't needed. Saturday 7th On Saturday I took Michael on a surprise trip to see Matilda the Musical on a gloriously sunny day in London. I brought a… Continue reading Me-Made-May ’16: Weekend 2

DIY, Knitting, My Style, Sewing

Me-Made-May ’16: Weekend 1

Weekend one of Me-Made-May is over, so here is a little round up post for it. In case you don't know what on earth I am talking about you can find my pledge here. For all of you which follow me on Instagram (and thank you to all those who do, it's really lovely to have that support), you… Continue reading Me-Made-May ’16: Weekend 1