Sew La Di Da Sweetheart Dress

Sew La Di Da Sweetheart Dress

Well that was a busy week! As well as making sure everything was ready for the summer holidays so that we all stay sane, all the normal domestic jobs and taking care of two preschoolers, plus the other two, on Wednesday morning the cat came in with half his face hanging off and then Boy […]

A Complete Outfit from Just One Pattern – New Look 6571

A Complete Outfit from Just One Pattern – New Look 6571

It’s been a while since I’ve made anything from a pattern. Since the wrap dress that didn’t fit debacle, I’ve been put off. I’ve found anyway that as long as you keep it simple, it’s fairly easy to make clothes without a pattern. Anyway, I was reading Sewing World a few months ago and there was an […]

A Mummy Oasis in the Garden

A Mummy Oasis in the Garden

My boys love to play in the garden. I love them to play in the garden too! It gets the noise out of the house and it gives them a chance to burn off some energy. I often forget that a few years ago the boys couldn’t play out there. It was quite overgrown and […]

An Apron Tutorial

An Apron Tutorial

The observant among you may have noticed from my photography that my house is a bit of a tip. I’m not really one for the housework and there are six messy people living in my house. However, being neither a student nor a slob, I don’t especially want to live in a messy house. So […]

A Spring Green Wrap Dress Without a Pattern

A Spring Green Wrap Dress Without a Pattern

A few weeks ago I decided to make myself a dress in bright spring green. Winter was definitely over and I was bored with my wintery things. Last time I made a wrap dress I used a pattern. Unfortunately, despite buying what I thought was the right size, it was too small! So annoying. I […]