geometric print

Geometric print shift dress |Burda Style

Well, you can’t say I didn’t give this whole print thing an honest go! I used to think that it’s because I just hadn’t found the right print but when I did, I’ll fall in love.

So what better way to find that perfect print than a print on demand service, right? You might already be familiar with Spoonflower, as many people in the sewing community use them. I never tried them, but recently I was contacted by a company called Cotton Bee to give their print on demand service a go.

This little number was the result of this collaboration.

So, did it make me fall in love with prints?



New old dress with an oversized collar – McCalls 6465

McCall 6465 What’s new and exciting, boys and girls? I do wonder how many of us got near a sewing machine this week (warmest day in the UK in a very long time). I am one to ditch a summer day no matter how nice the weather if I have a project in mind. I have a few things on the got at the moment, but for tonight, let’s chat about this little dress that it’s actually quite old (2013), but I decided to revamp for a very practical reason: the facings kept coming out when I wore it and it really annoyed me. (more…)