I'm a little late to the party with this one. Tilly and the Buttons released their Billie pattern before Christmas and straight off the bat, it was a massive hit with you all. I intended on making myself one a lot sooner than I have, however we've been super-busy in the shop, which has been excellent, but has left precious little sewing time! Finally, I found myself a few hours last week to have a crack at it myself. I loved the look of this pattern mainly because the balloon sleeve made the shape a little bit more interesting than...
A fair few of you have had a trip down memory lane this past couple of weeks when you’ve come in the shop. I’m not talking about the 1930s Singer sewing machine or Gary the vintage Gutermann chest, the thing that seems to have struck many of you the most is the presence of the… Continue reading Review: Clothkits Sunflower Dress
Ladies & Gentlemen, may I introduce to you the matriarch of the Fabricate Fam; The woman who inspired (inspired/forced, same thing in the eyes of Mrs B) to take up sewing as a nipper and thus began the Fabricate dream. The one and only Mrs B!! That’s right, The Mother has been suitably restrained from… Continue reading Review: Sew Over It – “Ultimate Shift Dress” Sewing Pattern
Just to give you a bit of a background into these reviews, I’ve instructed my Research & Development team (i.e. me and The Mother) to have a go at a few patterns so we can decide which ones would be the best to sell in the shop in terms of being easy to follow, level… Continue reading Review: Tilly and the Buttons – “Coco” Sewing Pattern