Update last years straw bag with some raffia embroidery

Last year, straw bags were a massive trend.. I bought two as I thought they were so cute and affordable and the big round one was the perfect bag for a country wedding I went to. This year I thought a great way of jazzing up my bags would be to add some cute and […]

Helen’s Closet Pona Jacket

Rudy’s Pona Jacket You know when a new pattern comes out, from a designer you LOVE and you are desperate to try it? This is the tale of the Pona jacket by Helens closet… I bought the pattern right away without a thought in the world as to what fabric I would make it out […]

Spring/ Summer 2020 Trends Vol 2

Part 2: Seventies trends and the colour of the year! The seventies are back! The wide collar made a surprise comeback on the runways for spring 2020 along with platforms, crochet and bell bottom trousers! Floaty dresses and blue denim are as popular as ever and we have some great fabric and pattern suggestions for […]

Spring/ Summer 2020 trends Vol 1

Part 1: Polka dots and white dresses… How long is January?! (I know it’s only 31 days but man it feels longer!) It’s definitely that time of year when I’m dreaming of warmer weather and if you are anything like me, already planning my summer wardrobe! I’ve been checking out the trends for Spring/ Summer […]

DIY circle bag

Romy’s perfect cross body bag!     Back in the summer I saw a bag for sale on the high street that I really liked. I prefer to have a handbag with a cross body strap and it has to be big enough to fit all my paraphernalia so I was tempted by this one, […]