My Triangle Quilt, a summer of patience

The football season is back and with it an opportunity to escape to my sewing room on a weekend afternoon. I quietly slipped downstairs today and had a look through my summer holiday backlog of unfinished projects. A pair of shorts that will probably now miss this years sunshine, a dress I started on Friday…

Playdate Dress

I indulged this week and made a little summer dress for a friends daughter. I have three sons and it was a wonderful treat to be able to make something so delicate and feminine for a change. I used the OliverandS ‘Playdate’ dress pattern aged 12- 18 months. We all loved the finished result but…

Miette skirt: Tilly and the Buttons

I have been furiously sewing away in the basement of my house recently in an effort to become good at dressmaking. I’ve always had a sewing interest and usually always had a machine lurking away in the background but up to this point not had the space to get stuck into really learning how to…

Robot Cushion

This morning I took a trip to my local Swedish furniture store to buy a desk and other bits and pieces to furnish what is now my very own workshop. Yes, after four years of dinosaurs and playmobil I have treated myself to a whole room where I can create and I am beyond excited…