McCalls M7100

I made the smallest option of McCalls M7100 to fit my ten year old daughter for our trip to see Grease.  And then again for myself.   I will make it with about two inches extra on the sleeve length next time. A very easy make.  Lottie’s jacket I chose not to line, she nice…

Love Sewing Magazine, The Shannon Toursers

I tried the Shannon Trousers from Love Sewing Magazine straight from the packet hoping I’d be one of the lucky ones who could just get away with it – no such luck, my hips are huge.  I did go on a trouser block drafting course in 2015 and managed to figure out how to trace…

By Hand London, Victoria Blazer

I spent a perfect sewing day with Simona from Sewing Adventres in the Attick, creating our versions of the By Hand London Victoria Blazer.  We cut, sewed and finished our jackets in the same day, also choosing to fully line the sleeves.  We took inspiration from Sonja at Ginger Makes and chose to make the…