The first big crochet project!

Well! Hobbycraft FINALLY opened in Lincoln so my mum and I went for a ‘little’ shop on opening day. I found some lovely Womens Institute variegated merino blend yarn in pink, cream, grey and brown. It reminded me of quartz so three balls of that somehow ended up in the basket! I decided I was…

Learning crochet

Ok, ok so I know this is a sewing blog, however I was really getting wound up that all my crafty buddies can crochet or knit and I dont know which end of a crochet hook to use! Well that was a week ago and I’ve attempted to teach myself! Which meant I had to…

Stella hoodie!

So I finally finished my Stella hoodie from Tilly Walnes new book Stretch! I’ve used pink sweatshirting and jersey from fabmillonline.co.uk for a steal in their Instagram sale and silver topstitching. Here she is all sleeveless on the kitchen floor! It was my first three part hood and really not as scary as I thought!…

Three part hood ii

Just a quick update, I made my first three part hood! Its a first for me. Now off to make the other one!

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Topstitching therapy

This. This is my topstitching therapy. Its the Merchant & Mills The Landgate pattern and it soothes my soul, to sew as well as to wear. Its a good job I love it as I have two more to make! This is my favourite make so far this year, mainly due to the details but…

Three part hood!

So today I’ve cut out my Stella hoodie from Tilly Walnes new book Stretch! I’ve chosen orchid pink sweatshirt fleece and a lovely organic jersey covered in pink spots complete with little white anchors for the hood lining and pocket. Fabrics are both from fabworksonline.co.uk I’ve chosen to add a front pocket to the hoodie…