Browsing Tag: jennifer lauren handmade

August 2021 Sew Diary

I can’t believe August is over already. I’ve already noticed the evenings getting darker soon and with that chill in the air it’s evident autumn is on the way. I, for one, can’t wait. I’m not really a sun lover so the few weeks we had of heat and sunshine are something I’d rather leave […]

Fashioning Yourself through Sewing

I don’t know about you, but one of my favourite things about sewing is the opportunity for self-expression. What we wear says a lot about who we are. The potential for this self-expression is heightened when we make our own clothes; we have unlimited choice of patterns, fabrics, colours and notions. As a bonus of […]

April 2021 Sew Diary

14 finished projects! I had no idea I managed to sew this much over the course of the month. Maybe it was because April is my birthday month so I may have been more self-indulgent than I usually am. Or maybe it has more to do with the amount of fabric I currently have in […]

February Sewing Plans

No actual sewing is being done today – although, I do have some fabric pre-washing – so I’ve decided to plot out my makes for February (with an essential red dress for Valentine’s Day included). Make 1: Jennifer Lauren Handmade Juniper Cardigan in this gorgeous modal french terry cardinal from Sew Anonymous and I think […]

December 2020 Sew Diary

This month, as we counted down the days to Christmas, the momentum picked up at work as well as with voluntary commitments so I didn’t have a lot of time to sew. Work related travel (in wintery conditions) left me too tired to be productive in the evenings. More often than not I’ve been sitting […]