Handmade clothes

This is what I do when the day's work is done, the family is fed and there's nothing to come between me and my sewing machine!

Handmade maxi dress with handkerchief hem, from Burdastyle pattern using metallic ruffle fabric.

See full blog post with more info and photos here.

Handmade, two-piece outfit using Capital Chic Martini dress pattern
Created for launch party of Open, the book by Gemma Cairney
I designed the inside pages of the book, too!

See full blog post for more info here.


Handmade Burda Maxi Dress.
Dress made as an entry for Made Up Initiative
Link to original blogpost here
Handmade Sophia dress.
I pattern-tested this dress for ByHandLondon and intend to make many more.
Interesting dart placement and retro style collar
Link to original blogpost here
Handmade Faux Fur, Zhivago-style hat
Link to orginal blog post here
Link to FREE  downloadable pattern and instructions here
Handmade Sabrina dress
I pattern tested this dress for ByHandLondon
Had fun with clashing tartans!
Link to original blog post here
Handmade vintage wrap blouse
Made from an original 1950s Bestway pattern
Using modern fabric and vintage buttons!
Original blog post here
Handmade Bombshell swimsuit
Pattern by Closet Case Files
My first attempt at swimwear and not my last... now that I've had time to recover!
Original blog post here
Handmade Flora dress
Pattern by ByHandLondon
Fabric Liberty lawn
Original blog post here
Handmade coat from original 1950s Butterick pattern.
Corded wool-blend self with heavy gold satin lining
Original blog post here
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