A Year In Dressmaking

#makenine2018 So how did I do with my make nine challenge and my first year of dressmaking? I must say I had an absolute blast! I made 70 garments in 2018! Some were fails, some were successes. But all were great fun to make. Sewing […]

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#19 for 2019 Happier

SPARKLING NEW 2019 is here. New Year always excites me. No matter how how much you screw up the old one, you always get a brand new one. Fresh start. New energy. New goals… I didn’t screw up 2018. I achieved most of my goals. […]

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I’m 40! Whaaat??!!

My writing has been pretty all over the place lately. I really need more routine to get a bit more content out there… But I’ve been busy. With summer – and it was an amazing one in Ireland – proper shorts weather for solid 3 […]

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Sewing and sustainability

Oh boy, it’s been a while… But never mind… Let’s just jump straight to it… We had the fashion revolution week in back April which is such a great event. It makes all of us think a little about where our clothes come from… And […]

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For The Love Of Sewing

Hello Beautiful! It’s been 4 months since I decided to advance my dressmaking skills and I am having an amazing time! I made loads of quick makes, basic wardrobe staples, but also couple more complicated makes (like this black zipper jacket). And along the way […]

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My No Plastic challenge – summary

Hello All! How lovely for you to check out on my blog! Thank you. As I mentioned before, me and my family took part in ‘two weeks without plastic’ challenge over Easter break. Our efforts were documented in a fab article by Ellie O’Byrne and […]

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I Made A Jacket!

Hello to All of You! I hope you are all well. Because if you asked me – I AM ECSTATIC!!! I made myself a jacket and the sense of accomplishment is overwhelming! I keep admiring how beautifully seamless my collar insertion is – the inside […]

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#makenine2018 Challenge Progress -February

Hello Dear! So we survived the Beast from The East. Being snowed in in Ireland is bizarrely an absolute,¬†awesome fun! So two months into my blogging adventure, I must report progress on my make 9 challenge. I am still practicing my basic skills and the […]

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Every day essentials

Hello My Dearests! Thanks for coming over. I have had an amazing February, full of sewing, getting creative and learning loads. I made quite few tops and had great fun with them. I will show them to you in next few posts as thanks to […]

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