Fabric shopping in South Africa – Metro Lifestyle Montana, Pretoria

Today I'm here to share some info about a fabric shop I stumbled across in Pretoria, South Africa. We arrived in South Africa nearly two months ago now and are trying to settle into our new life here. My sewing machine and supplies arrived this week but won't be unpacked for a while as the... Continue Reading →

Megan Nielsen – Briar Tee

I first wrote this post in August 2017 (only a year ago 😱) but didn't publish it as I was waiting to take some decent photos. I never did get round to photograph the original t-shirt I made, but I since made another so I photographed that one instead. ******* Another month, another #sewmystyle wardrobe... Continue Reading →

#sewingthescene : Shades of Blue

I love a good Instagram sewing challenge but I rarely participate. #sewingthescene appealed to me as it wasn’t about sewing a specific garment or pattern. Instead it was replicating an outfit that you had seen in a film or television programme. I must admit since starting to sew, I find myself taking pictures of outfits... Continue Reading →

My #2018makenine

Rochelle over at @homerowfiberco developed the hashtag #makenine a couple of years ago. Her aim was to plan and focus on nine crafty projects to complete over the next 12 months. It was to promote slow sewing/knitting etc; for us to think about what we wanted to achieve over the year. A more detailed explanation... Continue Reading →

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