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My Wedding Dress – Part 2 – The bodice

Hi everyone I hope you enjoyed my last post about the making of the skirt! I'm now onto the bustier base, which one one of the hardest part until I found an amazing tutorial on YouTube! Attempt number 1 - I started of trying to make the top using a halter style self drafted top.… Continue reading My Wedding Dress – Part 2 – The bodice

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My Wedding dress – Part 1 – Design & the skirt

I am so excited to share with you my wedding dress! It seems like I have been making it for ages and I can't believe that the wedding is already one month ago! The finished dress I started off by going wedding dress shopping so that I could work out what style suited me, this… Continue reading My Wedding dress – Part 1 – Design & the skirt


Sewing and filming with Kirstie Allsopp!!!!

Last Friday I spent the day at Powderham Castle filming with Kirstie Allsopp for her Christmas craft programme! I'll be posting updates on the blog and popping photos on instagram so keep your eyes peeled for updates! On the show I take part in a competition to make the best Christmas advent calendar and I was up against the wonderful Betsy Benn, Origami Esther and… Continue reading Sewing and filming with Kirstie Allsopp!!!!


#makeitsewcial – London meet up

I have just been to my first #makeitsewcial event this weekend and I loved it! The picture above is of the goody bag- it was brimming with treats! There was even a really cute doughnut pincushion "made by nanny" (so cute!): Aside from the amazing goody bag I met some great ladies (and man): I… Continue reading #makeitsewcial – London meet up


coffee traveller- aprons and cushion

Hi everyone A while ago I made some cushions, aprons and a hat for the coffee traveller using coffee stacks (above). The now have a BASE CAMP and I was lucky enough to receive another order for some cushions and aprons! Gemma, one of the staff, looked lovely in her apron whilst handing out champagne and olives… Continue reading coffee traveller- aprons and cushion

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Black and Yellow Wedding outfit- “Queen of the wasps”

Hi everyone! Another wedding, another outfit! This time it was the wedding of my good friends Aaron and Ella so I had a bit of a sketching session and came up with the drawing above. My final version did not quite end up as planned but I am still pretty pleased with the outcome: I… Continue reading Black and Yellow Wedding outfit- “Queen of the wasps”