Delphine Skirt by Tilly and the Buttons (or: why you should pay attention to your photo backdrop)

If you have good eyes you might be able to distinguish my new skirt from the brick wall in my backyard. I bought this incredibly beautiful fabric (linen/rayon blend, excellent drape, medium weight, bit of stretch) at Sew Over It in London before I knew I was pregnant, so it took me the best part … More Delphine Skirt by Tilly and the Buttons (or: why you should pay attention to your photo backdrop)

Zinnia Skirt

Meet my Colette Zinnia Skirt! This was my first version and I didn’t do a muslin but it fits! I bought the fabric on Ebay, its a rayon linen mix, the weave is quite open, it is drapey but with a nice stand. Due to the fabric’s loose weave I had to line it. My … More Zinnia Skirt

Notebook Case

There isn’t much to say about this notebook case other than that I bought a new notebook for work ( a small and light one- my back was killing me with the big one) and needed a case for it. I measured the circumference, added 5 cm in each direction and made a paper pattern. … More Notebook Case

Future Plans

I’ve sewn a bit in the past weeks and I will blog the projects as soon as the weather allows. In the meantime I thought I show you my sewing plans for the next months. I bought five lengths of fabric while on holiday in England and here’s what I intend to do with it: … More Future Plans