Tag Archives: Tilly and the Buttons

The Great British Sewing Bee – People Who Care

So, it’s four days since the first episode went live of The Great British Sewing Bee. I know this, because I also know that it is three full days until I can sit down and watch the next one. Obsessed, … Continue reading

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Bloggers Abound

Squint and you’ll make out my lace hem tutorial at the bottom of this lace-themed page in the April issue of Sew Magazine, out now. A few readers alerted me to this on Twitter – thanks, guys. Though all of … Continue reading

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Mathilde Giveaway Times Three!

Today is the third anniversary of my blog and I’m here to offer a celebratory giveaway with a difference! You know that I’m a big fan of Tilly and the Button’s Mathilde blouse. And you appreciate that I like to … Continue reading

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The Mathilde Blouse – Perfection

This is the Mathilde Blouse, first commercial pattern released by Tilly and the Buttons. Let me repeat that – the first time she’s ever tried drafting a pattern for others to use. She’s never done this before. Get that? Now … Continue reading

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Tilly’s Tucks

I’m working on Tilly’s Mathilde blouse, adding the tucks. Well, I say I’m working – this is the first time in over a week that I’ve touched my sewing machine. How did that happen? With these tucks, don’t think you … Continue reading

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It’s All Go!

I am deeply flattered to be included in Stitch And Witter‘s series of interviews around Handmade Style. I’m firmly convinced I don’t have much sense of my own style, but you can read my answers here. Thanks so much, Joanne! … Continue reading

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Crochet Is Interfering With My Sense Of Who I Am!

I know myself. I understand how I operate. Start a project, finish a project. Start a project, finish a project. Repeat. I’m not one of those people who has multiple makes on the go, swivelling on the spot, frozen like … Continue reading

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Sew Over It Workshop Fun

Does anyone remember Tilly’s Day In The Life interview with Lisa Comfort of Sew Over It? I really enjoyed reading about this Clapham coffee shop and sewing mecca. So when I was kindly invited to a press workshop, wild horses … Continue reading

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The Tilly Picnic Blanket Skirt

This is the Tilly Picnic Blanket Skirt, though you’d have to be going on a particularly gothic picnic with me in this skirt! I used Tilly and the Button’s recent three-post tutorial for making this skirt, after seeing her lovely … Continue reading

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OWOP Day 7 – Cocktails!

Our Beloved Leader! Yay! One Week One Pattern culminated last night in celebratory cocktails. I was wearing my giant polka dot Sorbetto but fell at the last hurdle, and didn’t manage to get a decent photo of it. If anyone … Continue reading

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