The yellow pages

Despite a real lull in the weather at the end of July, the last few days have felt like a final hurrah for Summer 2017. Which is lucky, because I’ve just made a bright yellow floaty dress for my friend’s wedding this weekend. Here’s how I got on. The pattern The pattern I used was … Continue reading The yellow pages


Taking the heat

Using some navy linen bought in France last summer, and Vogue 9237, I whipped up a simple summer dress to help me cope with the inevitable sweaty commute to work when London experiences a heatwave. The pattern I was desperate to make this dress quickly – because who knows how long the sun will stay … Continue reading Taking the heat

Grey days

I recently discovered that Simplicity offer a pattern of the week - discounted at half price! I snapped up pattern 8265 with the intention of mastering a basic tunic that I could create it over and over again. Here's how I got on. The pattern The pattern really was super easy, with just front, back, … Continue reading Grey days