Tigery Winslow Culottes

In this story, the fabric came first. While back at my parent’s for Christmas, I spent a day in Edinburgh touring my favourite fabric shops. Unfortunately, most were still closed for the Christmas break, but my favourite – Remnant Kings – was open and had a wonderful selection. I chose this divine viscose: Radiance by…

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…

A Suki Photoshoot

Hi folks, it finally feels like spring is just around the corner, but I have one more big wintery thing to show you before the seasons change too much. Before that though, first let me show you the results of a wee photo shoot mum and I did to show off the dressing gown I…

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…

Tartan York Pinafore

As soon as the York Pinafore was released by Helen’s Closet I knew I would make it one day. It is such a perfect pattern, and I knew it would fit into my world very nicely indeed. Well, I’ve just completed my first version and I can honestly say it’s love. The fabric is one…

Handmade Christmas – Suki x2

Review of Christmas presents: Mum and Mhairi, please don’t read! After making my own Suki Kimono, I wrote about how my mum deserved one. She has borrowed my Dad’s dressing gown after her bath for as long as I can remember, but I know she’d really enjoy having one for herself. I can’t quite remember…

Super Suki

Well, I was fully expecting to be passing this on to a family member because I was so sure that it wasn’t very ‘me’. Instead, as part of a process that I really enjoyed, I have ended up with an utterly diving Suki kimono dressing gown that I just want to wear all the time….