Marbling paper craft

I've always loved the patterns that marbling creates. I know I did some when I was younger but can't remember what materials I used. More recently I tried the technique using nail varnish to create amazing patterns on my finger nails. But when I stumbled across Jemma Lewis Marbling and Design on Instagram I was bowled … Continue reading Marbling paper craft

1940s Wrap Dress – A Labour of Love

When Sew Over It released their new wrap dress pattern I bought it immediately. I am usually not a fan of a wrap dress. They flap open and are often made of jersey which clings to my shape in all the wrong places. But this design is for woven fabric and has some lovely detailing … Continue reading 1940s Wrap Dress – A Labour of Love

Our Flat Renovation – What I’ve Learnt

It's almost a year since we moved into our three bedroom ex-council flat in south east London. We didn't have to move in straight away so I spent last summer sanding, filling and painting every room while it was empty, which was so much easier than moving furniture and dust sheets around. We also managed … Continue reading Our Flat Renovation – What I’ve Learnt

Sew Over It: Emmeline Skirt – A Pattern Review

In my wardrobe I have a white and black patterned button through midi skirt. It was a summer staple last year so when the mini heatwave hit last week I thought it was a chance to get it out again. No such luck. I've put on a fair amount of weight since last summer and … Continue reading Sew Over It: Emmeline Skirt – A Pattern Review