Monthly Archives: June 2013


It was bound to happen. There was a new pattern from Grainline Studios. I was going to buy it and make it and love it. I’ve made two versions already. One pink linen and one plaid cotton. Whilst waiting for time to photograph the first, I made a second. I cut this Ulster Weavers linen (an […]


Has anyone else been following the mystery steotch-along? I am very excited about this. I think I’ve worked out who it is we are stitching, but I’ll keep my mouth shut lest I ruin the surprise or have got it wrong. After a good start I’ve fallen behind but I’m starting to catch up, I’m still working […]

Me-Made Mess

Participating in Me-Made-May was a really great idea in my head. I love the thought and inspiration behind Me-Made-May. I’m a huge fan of Zoe’s blog and find myself nodding along in agreement when reading her valuable posts about sustainability and about making self-aware choices in consumerist habits. I thought that for one month I could discipline myself enough […]

Me-Made-May 2013: week four/five

It’s over! Here’s how my last week went (spoiler: it’s disappointing) Friday 24th: Nothing me-made was worn to work (apart from wearable muslin Betty knickers), but I did sleep in a me-made top. It’s a jersey kimono sleeve tee from Burda. It was the first t-shirt I ever made, and the neckline is quite  rubbish. […]