The Maker’s Atelier – TheEssential Collection | review

I was eagerly awaiting the publishing of The Maker's Atelier - Sewing with style.  I have been a fan of Francis' patterns since I first met her at a Selvage fair just after the Maker's Atelier launched. The book contains 8 essential patterns, 2 of which are available as stand alone patterns.  The ultimate pencil… Continue reading The Maker’s Atelier – TheEssential Collection | review

The Landgate | a review

Goodness its been a while, work has been very busy and has meant not so much sewing time. The landgate has been wanting to be made for a while, Sarah kindly told me quite how long - as we met up in Rye last summer for my first trip to Merchant & Mills.  I had… Continue reading The Landgate | a review

autumnal sewing

After seeing this Chanel coat I fell in love, a perfect shape to wear this winter with jeans or something smarter.   Going by the addage that if you need to ask the price, i have been searching for a pattern that I could adapt.  Thought boiled wool would be perfect, I have found some great… Continue reading autumnal sewing