Polka dot Hadley dress

Just before Christmas Lansdown Pattern launched a call for pattern testers for their first pattern release. At the time this blog wasn't born yet, but I really wanted to be part of the process behind the scene of launching an independent pattern. I applied for the test and Rachel, the designer of Lansdown Pattern, selected…

Sewing with leftover fabric: linen pyjama set

I sticked to my plan and started with a VERY needed new summer pyjama. My pyjama drawer has seen better days for sure. My most recent pj is one I made last summer from a thrifted curtain, but the fabric is not holding up, to the point that I will have to get rid of…

My favorite men’s pattern: cargo shorts.

This past month I mainly sewed for others, and in particular for men. I already planned to make shorts for my boyfriend and my friend, but the push to make them now was the theme of this month #magamsewalong which was #maybemenswear. I thought it might be interesting to write about my favorite men's pattern,…