I’ve been using custom-fit patterns a lot recently. To use this sort of service you need to have accurate body measurements and often you need many more measurements than you’ll use with an off-the-shelf pattern. All this can be a bit confusing, even overwhelming but the pay-off of custom fitting patterns is really worth it.…… Continue reading How to measure yourself
I didn’t know what I was going to do on Sunday when I woke up, but it turned out that I was going to do my first ever YouTube livestream! The other day I realised that my channel is 3 years old now, I can’t believe it’s been that long. I’ve come a long way,…… Continue reading My first ever Livestream!!
I finished my special dress!!! And I love it beyond measure. It’s possibly my favourite thing I’ve ever made. And I had so much fun wearing it and dancing the night away at my friend’s wedding this last weekend. I’ve made a video talking about how I chose the fabric and constructed the dress. And…… Continue reading My special dress is finished!
In my latest YouTube video I’m talking about how I researched patterns try and find something that had all the features that I’d picked out during my epic try-on of all the dresses last week. If you haven’t seen that first video or read the associated post then you should start there. Life will make…… Continue reading Finding the right pattern for my special dress
I uploaded a new YouTube video today. This one has been a while in the planning because it’s all tied up with a big project I’ve been working on for myself, for about a month now. I have a wedding to go to in February and I’m very excited. Not just because I want to celebrate…… Continue reading Sewing a Special Dress – finding the right style
Today I uploaded a fabric haul video about fabric purchases that I didn’t really want to happen. Firstly because I didn’t really need any fabric – how many of us actually NEED fabric I wonder!!! But mostly because I was only near a fabric store because last week I had to drive a 6 hour…… Continue reading The Fabric haul I wish hadn’t happened
Hi, I uploaded a new video today, it’s my January sewing round up. I’d love to hear what you enjoyed. here I am going to round up all the things I mentioned and include a few bonus pictures. The patterns I made this month were: I knitted the seascape sweater by Andre Yetman: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/seascape-6 I…… Continue reading My January sewing 2020