Denim Month: Using Scraps

You may have already seen this blog post over on the Sewcialists blog but if not, here it is... I am so excited that the theme this month is denim as it is my all-time favourite fabric! It’s my favourite fabric to sew as it behaves well under the sewing machine and it’s my favourite…

Sustainable Fabric: Tencel Jersey

I don't know about anyone else but I am firmly in the sewing for Autumn mindset now. I am done with summer (I dislike the heat!) and am looking forward to snuggly knitwear and tights with boots! I think this dress is the perfect transitional garment as it can be worn both with bare legs…

Sustainable Fabric: Sewing With Tablecloths

I went to Disneyland Paris! I was so excited to go - I've never been before! We went for one day and I had just the best time. Of course, I had to wear handmade so I chose to wear something comfortable so I could spend all day on my feet and feel cool and…

How to Refashion a Dress That’s TOO SMALL

Okay. Real talk time. We talk a lot in sustainability conversations that it's good to refashion existing garments. It is great to take something unloved that already exists and make it into something you will wear a lot. That's a really sustainable way to source materials and get a new garment without using anything that…

Tablecloth Refashion Metamorphic Dress

Only long-time followers of the blog will remember my experiments last year with dyeing tablecloths. I absolutely loved the finished results but since then they have sat in my stash waiting for the perfect project! Well a few weeks ago, I finally had the idea for the perfect  project! The Sew Liberated Metamorphic Dress! This…