• Lifestyle

    A wardrobe edit – the autumn edition…

    Since it’s officially October now I thought it was about high time that I put a few hours aside to pack away all of my spring/summer clothes and get out all of my autumn/winter clothes.  We don’t have a lot of clothes storage in our bedroom so I tend to do a seasonal switch over rather than keep everything out.  I think this helps to see what I actually have to wear that’s appropriate for the seasons too. So one grey morning in October I decided I would use the day to have a good old fashioned sort out.  I got literally EVERYTHING out of all of my wardrobes, drawers…

  • You Tube

    VLOG – an autumn fabric haul and some sewing plans…

    In this video I’m sharing some lovely new fabrics I’ve picked up for some autumn/winter sewing and what I’m planning to make with them… I would love you to watch and subscribe if you haven’t already 🙂 You can also follow me on Instagram for more photos of the things I make @secret_life_of_a_seamstress. Thanks so much for your support as always 🙂 Sally

  • Minerva Blog,  2019 Makes

    Minerva Blogger Network – Sew Over It Heather Dress

    Another lovely Sew Over It pattern that I’ve been meaning to try out for months. This was on my list to make for Autumn/Winter 2019 and I’m so glad I have this pattern in my life. This dress is what I practically live in day to day when I’m just going about normal mum/work life but want to look at least somewhat put together. Pattern: Sew Over It Heather Dress Fabric: Textured Jersey gifted from Minerva, available to purchase here. I have to say that this fabric was amazing, so easy to work with and really comfy and warm to wear, I thoroughly recommend. Size: I made an 8 and…