Category Archives: Fashion

Buffet Dress Buzz

Have you been hearing a lot of buzz about Buffet Dresses after the Great British Sewing Bee’s Buffet Dress challenge? If you’re not familiar with Buffet Dresses, they are loose-fitting, roomy dresses with non-restrictive waists, perfect for eating an entire buffet for dinner! They often have flowy tiered skirts, which is something I absolutely love […]

New for Spring: Colors to Love

Don’t you just love spring? I know I do! After a long and cold winter of wearing mostly sweater capes, I’m ready to start wearing my favorite spring dresses with happy floral patterns and bright colors!  To share my spring excitement with you, I put together a guide of the brightest spring fabrics that we have […]

Warm Weather Wardrobe- Short Patterns

As temperatures start rising and spring flowers start blooming, I’ve been dreaming of warmth. Warm places, wearing clothing for warmer climates, and sitting in the warm sunshine. If you’re like me though, you wait until the last possible minute to start sewing your warm-weather wardrobe, and then it’s a mad dash to finish sewing everything […]

Victoria Beckham Taylor Trench Coat Hack

I fell in love with Victoria Beckham’s bright Yellow Trench coat the moment I first saw it a few years back. The lovely pleats that line the bottom, the wide 3/4 length sleeves, and the bright yellow color come together for a lovely new take on a trench coat.  I knew that our classic Taylor Trench […]

Upgrade Your Intimates This Spring

I’ve been doing a lot of Spring cleaning lately as the weather starts warming and the end of lockdown in the UK is in sight! Pagelets beware, I’m leaving no closet or drawer unturned! While the Pagelets were busy with their studies, I ventured into my lingerie drawer and was amazed to find loads of […]

Easter Pattern Picks for the Whole Family

Spring is in the air. The birds are chirping, the trees are budding, and the temperatures are rising. Winter coats are replaced by cardigans, thick winter sweaters are packed away and replaced with light spring dresses, and dark colors are swapped for bright cheery hues. Spring has so much to offer and sewing and fashion […]

Look Fabulous for Lunar New Year

Need a fabulous look for Lunar New Year? We put together a few styled looks with our sewing patterns that will bring you an abundance of good fortune, happiness, and sewing in the year of the Ox! Our Little Red Envelope look will have you pushing the envelope in our plunging neckline Phoebe Dress Add […]

A Proper Princess Dress- Hacking Phoebe

So many little girls dream of becoming a princess and wearing princess dresses and tiaras. I wanted to make my daughter’s dreams come true this year for her birthday, so I made her a proper princess dress. The Phoebe Party Dress  and Phoebe Add On patterns were the perfect starting point to make my daughter’s […]

How to Wear: The Capsule Collection

A simple, curated collection of all the patterns you need to sew a timeless, sustainable, and versatile capsule wardrobe, in sizes XXS to 5XL

Do you want a timeless, sustainable, and versatile wardrobe, filled with clothing made to fit you beautifully? Who doesn’t! A carefully-curated capsule wardrobe sewn to your exact size is the best place to start! Capsule collections let you build a perfect wardrobe… less clothing filling your space and items that all work together. Add in […]

How to Wear: Sweater Cape

Love our new Sweater Cape pattern, but need some style inspiration on how best to wear it? We put together six fun fashion looks using our new Sweater Cape pattern. We love that the Sweater Cape is flexible enough to dress up, casual enough to dress down, and comfortable enough to relax in.