Browsing Month: April 2020

Sewing Plans – April / May

My sewcial isolation activities are in limbo: I’m either waiting for fabric to arrive for patterns I have or I need the A0 printshop copies of my PDF patterns to arrrive so that I can use the fabric I have at home. Things have definitely slowed down a lot over the last couple of weeks, […]


The last few days, my sewing mojo has been put into stasis – I have been burning through my fabric stash at an alarming rate since social distancing was introduced and, this week, I found myself without a sewing project. Either I have fabric on order that has not arrived yet or I’m waiting for […]


Here in the UK, reports have brought to light that medical scrubs are in short supply; this is where anyone with a sewing machine and basic sewing machines can do their bit! Doctors, nurses and other hospital staff wear scrubs under their personal protective equipment (PPE), but the garments have been difficult to buy lately. […]

The joy of the mini project

In the last two weeks, I have made 5 items of clothing; a Deer and Doe Lupin jacket and Reglisse dress, a Threadcount Patterns jersey skater skirt, and a couple of self drafted, everyday dresses – one was made literally for the sole purpose of accessorising a gorgeous recent buy (a sewing themed necklace from […]