Ebony = Love

Some patterns are just too good to resist. Especially when your friends make such awesome versions on release day 🙂 The Ebony t-shirt & knit dress is exactly what I was trying to create when I made my black Nettie swing dress but Heather Lou made it even better. The hi-low hem is on point and the sleeve variations give it everything you want and more. I made a straight size 14 after Gillian advised to size down when in between sizes. Next time I’ll shorten it beforehand because this needed a 2″ hem to be sassy. I also have a 2″ sleeve hem. … Continue reading Ebony = Love

Glitter deer combo

  This little lady turned 3 last week (#cuemommytears, #stopgrowingup) and my aunt bought her this cosy sweatshirt knit. Little did she know that my stash contained matching fabric (#stashisuseful). An idea was born and my sewjo was kicked back to life. (#halleluja) Patterns: Dress/tunic: BlĂ„ Blomma dress (Ottobre 1/2016) size 104 Leggings: Storm legging (Ottobre 1/2016) size 110 Fabric and notions: Deer sweatshirt fabric Blue sparkle sweatshirt fabric (grey colour way) yellow rib knit (stash) Review: What I like about working with Ottobre is the fact that their patterns are well-drafted, true to size and super fun. They always include little … Continue reading Glitter deer combo

2017

I’d like to start by wishing you a happy 2017. May world peace and eternal happiness be forth coming! #optimist 2017 is only 3 days old and I’ve come to the biggest realisation in years. It’s a feeling I’ve had for a while but that I wasn’t able to properly voice or explain until now. In a few days my blog will be 4 years old (#congratulations) and in those 4 years my life has known many changes and I’ve shared them all with you. As you well know, I became a mother almost 3 years ago and life hasn’t been … Continue reading 2017