Quick cheeky jumper refashion

I love my faux leather + anything else combos, so this little refashion was bound to happen sooner or later. I got the idea when I saw someone wearing a similar jumper (I assume shop bought) last year and I was sure I can make one myself. I had this acrylic jumper knocking about in my wardrobe and it was just shouting at me! This took less than an hour to unpick and put back together, thanks to the speedy ways of the overlocker. You will need the jumper you want to refashion and 2 pieces of faux leather of…

Favourite makes of 2013

Pretty much what it says on the tin, a summary of the things I made in 2013 that I still like and wear.

Favourite makes of 2012

Here’s a round-up of a few projects from 2012 that I’m still wearing today.

Favourite makes from the early days (2009-2011)

A round-up of finished projects from the early days.

On dress forms and how I ended-up DIY-ing one

Ever since I got serious about my sewing, I realised that making clothes for yourself really requires a dress form, you just can’t fit properly on your own body. This post is the story of how I went about bringing one into my sewing life.

A life in sewing machines | My sewing story

For some people, their passion for sewing starts with their mum making their clothes for them as kids, or their gran being a fabulous seamstress or even in their Home Ec class in school

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