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    VLOG – How to – Sew a little girls jersey dress

    Today I’m sewing a jersey dress for my daughter using a T shirt pattern I already have and adding a gathered skirt. I talk about how I plan to resize the pattern pieces to adapt them to make a dress, fitting the jersey neckband and how to measure the skirt depending on how much gather you like. Thank you so much for watching. If you have any questions about the making process do let me know in the comments below. If you haven’t already subscribed to my channel I’d love you to consider subscribing for more sewing and making content. My normal upload day is a Saturday morning. Lots of…

  • Pattern Hacks

    Friday Pattern Company Sagebrush Top and Fibre Mood Norma Blouse Mash Up

    The idea… The Sagebrush Top by Friday Pattern Company has been on my ‘to make’ list for a little while now but with autumn and the colder months coming up I wondered how much wear I’d get out of it if I made it with the short, possibly cardigan unfriendly sleeve.  So I started to think of ways I could adapt the pattern slightly to add a longer sleeve instead and that’s when the Fibre Mood Norma Blouse came to mind. I absolutely love the Fibre Mood Norma blouse too and it’s another one that’s been on my list for a while but I’d not yet got around to trying. …

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    Sew & Tell VLOG | What I made in May

    Join me for another Sew and Tell video all about what I’ve been making in May including the Tilly & the Buttons Safiya playsuit and trousers from the Make It Simple book. The links to everything I talk about can be found in the YouTube description below the video 🙂 Thank you for watching Sally xx

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    My thoughts on slow fashion and trying to shop more sustainably…

    I LOVE clothes and I love fashion. You probably wouldn’t know this if you saw me on the school run these days. but I do.  In my younger, more carefree days I would spend a large proportion of my wages on clothes every month often only wearing something once, it was almost like a hobby, clothes were my interest and I wanted something new pretty much every weekend.  I’m almost ashamed to admit that now but maybe there wasn’t actually anything wrong with that at the time, it’s where I get my love of sewing from after all.  I also liked to study the clothes and see how they were…

  • You Tube

    Oct/Nov ’19 Fabric Haul and Sewing Plans Vlog

    In my first EVER YouTube video I’m talking all about my finds from The Knitting and Stitching show and what I plan to make with them. I’d love you to pop over and have a watch and keep an eye on the blog and Instagram to see how I get on making them. PS. apologies for the fact that I am full of cold here and say ‘erm’ a lot… Don’t forget to leave a like and subscribe to my channel to see more videos from me. Thank you so much for reading and watching! Sally xxx