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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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, Refashion, Sewing

The Magic Duvet Sorbetto Top

Throughout Me Made May I kept thinking that I needed more tops in my handmade wardrobe. Then one day, I found buried at the bottom of a box an already cut out and darted Sorbetto top. Result! The Sorbetto top is a free downloadable pattern from Colette Patterns, and was pleasingly simply to construct. It’s light shape… Continue reading The Magic Duvet Sorbetto Top

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