Tag Archives: #handmade

Donna’s True Vintage 40s Dresses

This is the first (of many) things I’ve made for Donna. Her mother once owned a vintage shop full of wonderful true vintage clothes and furniture. Sadly it was all sold off some time ago for a mere fraction of … Continue reading

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Allison’s Dress … so good I made it twice!

This dress originally started a while back. Allison and I were chatting one day about wedding dresses.  Just a general conversation about what kind of dress she would like. As usual I had my own ideas 😉 The general conscientious … Continue reading

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The Fairy Dress

Any sewist must have something of a fabric addiction in their make-up…. What else can we sew with! Sometimes you see or design a pattern or outfit and off you go to look for the ideal fabric to make the … Continue reading

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Damn pins! Overlocker woes…

So if you have jumped here from my It’s a Dog’s life post the you will already know that I rather stupidly lost a pin in amongst miles of satin and tulle a few weeks ago. So there I am … Continue reading

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It’s a Dogs Life… It is a sewing blog honest!

My poor Mr Bear has been in the wars lately… He has recently had to have a nasty operation to repair a torn cruciate ligament. The vets at the Royal Veterinary College Queen Mother Hospital were absolutely fabulous however Mr … Continue reading

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