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,…

Me Made May 2021 and a shirt maxi dress

Today is the first day of May, which means that Me Made May is starting today! This will be my first year participating, and I'm very intrigued by this challenge. I already wear the clothes that I made basically everyday, but I think it will be interesting to try and style them differently and see…