The Story of the Monstrous Robe

I’d had the idea for a while: make a personalised version of a DryRobe, that I could use for swimming outdoors, uniquely suited to my needs. My dream: the basic idea of a DryRobe, but with an absorbent inside (the official has poly fleece inner) that I can use to dry myself with, and making…

Keep the Tempo High!

Prior to lockdown and life as we know it ceasing to exist, I was getting really into going to the gym. I’ve always done a lot of yoga, and I have a very active job. However, neither of these were proving enough to keep me as fit as I was desirous of being. The gym…

Tie-Back Tank

It’s been a wee while since I’ve been at my sewing machine, and I was missing it. The rush of sewing before Dublin had lessened my need somewhat, but like all good hobbies it was always at the back of my mind. I’ve got a few challenging projects coming up soon, and I think that…

Panther Pants and Yoga Jumper

My love of the Avery Leggings cannot be overstated. After the success of my greys, I knew I wanted to make another pair for Scapa Fest at the beginnning of May. I also knew from previous experience that the festival could be cold and layers were important! Enter Burda Sweatshirt 022019 #111A. I first saw this…

Avery Leggings

This is my first foray into sportswear, and although I had intended on sewing these for Sew My Style 2019 (January), I was really nervous about starting! One night, needing to sew something/anything, it just felt right and so I finally took the plunge. You may have already worked it out, but these are the Avery…