Cherry Dress

So this came as a pack, which was a nice thought but ultimately doesn’t take into account the size I am. Shame but nice idea! Nice fabric, very pretty. I somehow got the measurements completely wrong though and ended up slicing and dicing the final piece to the point where it looks just a little… Read More Cherry Dress


Face Masks

We made face masks for our friends, family and the volunteers I work with. I used this pattern using spare fabric, and fat quarters. But they have been popular and I really think it should become the social norm to wear them.



So this is a pattern from ChrisWDesigns called Coco – it was free when I signed up to their page. I really liked it but had to adapt it a little to my tastes. I tend to prefer a longer strap instead of a short one, and I learnt a lot about interfacing in this… Read More Handbag



One of the conversations that has been recurring for me is the “but why am I so tired” one. I’ve had it with students, and other staff, with family and with friends. The thing everyone forgets is that we’re six weeks into having a new job – we’ve had six weeks of doing everything differently.… Read More Covid-19