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Layered Lotta

Welcome back! After my coat expedition, I wanted a simple sew that didn’t require much thinking. Enter Tilly and the Buttons’ new dress, Lotta. I bought this pattern fairly soon after its release. The versatility really appealed as it can be made with wovens or knits and has two sleeve options, and two lengths of… Continue reading Layered Lotta

Opium coat

Holy moly, I made a coat! Warning, there will be very little modesty in this blog post as I’m so darn proud of myself. I’ll be honest, there were mistakes but I’m still really happy and hoping for a long winter so I can wear my me-made coat all the time. I found the blog… Continue reading Opium coat

A tale of two blouses

When Papercut Patterns released their Rubix collection in Sept. 2019, I bought two of the patterns instantly.  I loved the Nexus and Sequence blouses, with one of the main attractions being that both are reversible. By coincidence, both of my versions are made with fabric from Lamazi who usually have a great range of drapey… Continue reading A tale of two blouses


Today I’m writing about a relatively simple hack that turned a potential sewing disaster into a very snuggly jumper. First, the fabric… This make began with some fleece-backed sweatshirting from Bobbins and Bolts. I treated myself to this fabric when Gemma was having a Yorkshire Day sale and bought enough for “a jumper of some… Continue reading Talvikki

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