Four for Thursday: Walthamstow Market Fabric Finds

clockwise from top left
1. Soft slubby denim // Saeeds £5/m
2. Floral printed poly // Man outside sainsburys £3/m
3. Printed cotton voile // Sai fabrics £2/m
4. Geometric* print viscose jersey // Saeeds £3.50/m
*Meg has written an uber-timely and well researched post on the problem with calling fabric ‘tribal’

Four for Thursday: Red Lippy

clockwise from top left
1. Paint the Town // Vaseline Red Lip Tint
2. Candy Apple // Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter
3. Fire & Ice // Revlon Super Lustrous Creme
4. Smitten Red // Avon Totally Kissable Lipstick

The Coco Club

Sometimes I wonder if sewists have a hive mind. Judging by how many black funnel-necked versions of Tilly’s fabulous Coco pattern there have been – evidence is stacked in favour.

It’s a trend I’m happy to follow although to be fair, this version was made back in January as a pattern

Four for Thursday: Me Made May Favs

1. V1025 // Anne Klein Pleated Dress
2. V1250 // DKNY Cowl Neck Jersey Dress
3. Colette Sorbetto // Sloppy Jersey Tank
4. Colette Sorbetto // White Lace Tee

Four for Thursday: New #NYLON2014 Friends

1. Carmen // CarmencitaB
2. Vicki // Another Sewing Scientist
3. Devra // Puu’s Door of Time
4. Jennifer // Workroom Social
… and so many more friends new + old…
thanks to rachel for an epic day

Vogue 1250: Floral Jersey Faithful

I love this dress to the point it’s been hard to photograph because I wear it so much. It’s Vogue 1250, seen previously here and here.

I’m aftraid I don’t have anything new to add to the previous times I’ve made it – same size, same FBA albeit in a drapier

Four for Thursday: Super Simple Blouses

1. Mae Top // TOAST // £65
2. Cynthia Rowley // Simplicity 1366
3. Sewaholic // Belcarra Blouse
4. Vintage Jiffy Re-issue // Simplicity 1364

#LoveAtFirstStitch: Wire-lined Brigitte Scarf Tutorial

Join the party with Tilly’s Brigitte Scarf tutorial to celebrate the release of Love At First Stitch.

I love a pretty head scarf but they never stay on so I had to get a bit creative. A quick google bought up the suggestion of adding wire to one of the edges

Love At First Stitch: A curvy perspective of Tilly’s New Book

Let’s start with a disclaimer – that sounds fun doesn’t it.

Tilly is someone I consider a dear friend. Like many, I first got to know her through her gorgeous blog and then in London sewing meet-ups. She is one of the most generous, helpful, energetic and enthusiastic ambassadors for sewing

Me Made May: A different challenge

May is a month of celebrating who we are as a community and what we do. Zoe’s Me Made May challenge is arguably the biggest event on the sewing blogger’s calendar and for years we have proudly paraded our self stitchery and dutifully documented our daily outfits. I have learned