A beautiful belated birthday gift!

Only a month late for my birthday, my lovely elder sister presented me with a trio of charcoals drawings to hang at my flat. I chose a theme of ballet- I love ballerinas, they’re just so graceful and elegant!- and she came up with these for me! I just had to share them cause they’re…

Early packing anxiety…

In just over two months time, I’ll be hopping on a plane to Argentine to start the biggest adventure of my life so far. And with all that excitement, planning, decisions to be made, my biggest worry? Will there be enough space in my suitcase for all my shoes… I’ve gotten myself a handy new…

Chequered flag? Nope, just my new sweater…

On my most recent stroll through Walthamstow market with my sister, we came across a pop up shop of sorts selling fabric on the roll dirt cheap. Prices ranged from 50p per meter to £3-4 and there was masses of variety. There was a frenzy of home sewers going wild that day! In our mad…

Shirts, shirts, shirts

So after I discovered my collar making skills, I’ve put them into good use making a sleeveless shirt and a couple of shirt dresses. This time I actually finished them (unlike that purple shirt dress from a while back…) and used the automated button hole length option for the first time. And lo and behold,…