My Autumn/Winter Sewing Plans


I have already mentioned it a bunch of times but, I seriously love autumn you guys! It is my absolute favourite season closely followed by winter. So as the nights have been drawing in and the days have turned colder I am getting more and more inspired to sew! In fact, my head is overflowing with ideas and so I thought I would write a few of them down. Want to take a look at all the projects that are filling my head and have me daydreaming of time at my sewing machine?

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Autumn Vibes Skirt


My second Minerva Crafts Blogger Network post is live! I chose to make McCalls M7392 skirt and I have basically chosen to sew all of the options! I chose View A – the scalloped hem mini skirt but I chose to add on the waistband and pockets from View C.

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Sew Up North Roundup


It has now been a week since this year’s Sew Up North which took place last weekend in Leeds. It was a fantastic day and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. It was so fantastic to be a part of such a fun and supportive day, raising money for charity and chatting to loads of fabulous ladies.

The day was organised by Becca of RedWSews and Sally of The Yorkshire Sewist and what they managed to organise is truly incredible. 150 women descended on John Lewis Cafe to eat, drink and talk sewing while Becca, Sally and their helpers sold lots of raffle tickets for The Yorkshire Air Ambulance charity. I absolutely loved this part of the day, it was so fun to see people again that I have met before and fabulous to meet some sewists that I have been chatting to on Instagram and have been hoping to meet for a long time! I honestly had so much fun spotting fabrics and recognising patterns people were wearing and it is truly hilarious being in a room where it is totally acceptable to go upto people and start stroking their clothes! Read More