October Makes

This wasn't a particularly productive month for me in terms of sewing so this post will be quite short. I managed to cut out quite a few projects and organise my sewing space but only completed one project. This month I made my first Sew Over It Florence Dress. I used a orange and purple... Continue Reading →

My First Coat!

I'm very excited about my latest make because I have finally made my first coat! I have always loved duffle coats so I was very excited when the Tilly and the Buttons Eden Coat was released because it had duffle coat and raincoat options. Around the time it was released, my local Spotlight store also... Continue Reading →

July and August Makes

Over the past 2 months I haven't spent much time actually sewing, I have instead been sticking together patterns and working on other hobbies. I did manage to complete a few projects though and I am happy to say that they were mostly new patterns that I hadn't tried before. Christine Haynes Emery Dress After... Continue Reading →

June Makes

June was a somewhat productive month for sewing. I didn't make that many items, however the items I did make were new patterns. The first item I made was a self-drafted lunch bag made from black canvas and animal raincoat fabric. I based the pattern on my boyfriend's lunch bag, and I am really happy... Continue Reading →

Me Made May 2019 Update

In April, I decided that this year I was going to participate in Me Made May, so I made the following pledge: I, Bridgette, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May 2019. I endeavour to 1. Stick together 1 PDF pattern a week, 2. Wear at least 3 handmade garments a week, and 3. Make... Continue Reading →

Me Made May 2019

This year I have decided to participate in Me Made May. This is my first time participating and I am really excited! For those of you who are not familiar with Me Made May, it is a challenge created by Zoe of the blog So Zo What Do You Know. It aims to encourage makers... Continue Reading →

April Update

This month I have been busy! In particular, I have spent a lot of time planning and preparing makes. I think the reason behind my motivation this month is a combination of my new machine and a change in my sewing process. I have started keeping track of my patterns, fabric, haberdashery and plans in... Continue Reading →

My New Sewing Machine!

For a while I had been considering investing in either a new sewing machine or an overlocker. Whilst I knew they have very different functions, it took me a while to decide whether I would benefit more from the additional stitches of a more advanced sewing machine or an overlocker. So after weighing up my... Continue Reading →

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