Category Archives: Lifestyle

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 […]

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: Caring for Delicate Fabrics

How to care for delicte fabrics

So it seems that sewing fabric and collecting fabric are two separate sports! If you’re anything like me, you have an ever-growing fabric stash. Mine’s got the lovely, comfy basics, prints that caught my eye, yardage intended for specific projects, mystery box goodies, and, of course… the soul fabrics; the ones so gorgeous that I […]

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.

PATTERN MASH: Sewing Your Own Period Panties

Mash the Basic Underwear and Cloth pads patterns to make period panties that are easy to customize just for your body. It really can’t be any better!

What could be better than our new Basic Underwear and Cloth Pad patterns? Mashing the two together of course! While technically a hack, we’re combining both patterns to get the best of both Underwear and Cloth Pad worlds to make period panties. To begin with, decide which version of the Basic Underwear you want to […]