Sheona Top Review by AK Patterns for #OWOP18 (hosted by Sewisfaction)

The Sheona Top and Dress is a great wardrobe staple designed by the lovely Athina Kakou, it’s a simple jersey pattern but there are five different variations that come with the pattern including a short or long sleeve top with additional ruffle hem length options and a dress variation. There is also a whole host … More Sheona Top Review by AK Patterns for #OWOP18 (hosted by Sewisfaction)

Simplicity 8601 Review – A vintage style tie front top

I have to say, I know that the ‘Big Four’ patterns are often excessive with the ease and slightly skimping on instructions sometimes, but I find personally that Simplicity specifically produce really good quality, straightforward and original patterns. If you are willing to accept the ease issue (I always just use the finished garment measurements … More Simplicity 8601 Review – A vintage style tie front top

Stella Joggers by Tilly and the Buttons using Albstoffe Cuffing Fabric

This is my first make from the Tilly and the Buttons new book – Stretch, even though I bought it back in March and I love ALL the patterns – I’ve only just got round to making something from it! It’s such a gorgeous book to browse through though and pick up lots of tips … More Stella Joggers by Tilly and the Buttons using Albstoffe Cuffing Fabric

Sew Over It Ultimate Shorts in Purple Oriental Fan Cotton

Do you fancy a last minute quick summer sew? Look no further than the Sew Over It – Ultimate Shorts! I feel that this variation of the Sew Over It Ultimate Trousers pattern often gets forgotten about, it’s really all about the trousers as they are such a quick and easy trouser pattern to tackle … More Sew Over It Ultimate Shorts in Purple Oriental Fan Cotton