Pieced

Well, this was a great experiment! I loved the fabric I used to make Suki robes for my mum and sister last Christmas so much that I saved every scrap. When I tried on my Pietra Shorts with my first version of New Look 6459 reminded me about how much I liked that top, even…

Disco ball ceilidh

As a rather casual dresser, formal events can be a great excuse to really dress up and go for it, but it can also be a bit of a head scratcher in terms of working out what I want to wear. It was during Julie Fowlis‘ brilliant set at Runrig’s Last Dance at Stirling Castle…

Linen Shirt

So Me-Made-May has brought a lot of joy into my life, including this shirt, view C of New Look 6266! I made this way back in 2014-ish time, and enjoyed it, but never┬áloved it. Well, thanks to my personal challenge (wear at least 1 handmade item every day throughout May) I started reaching for this…

Machair top

Machair? A gaelic word meaning grassland, and it is used to name the flower meadows that are a Hebridean speciality. It’s one of the places I work, and in the summer the range of flowers is just dizzying. Of course, in this lovely printed fabric, there was nothing else for this top to be named!…