Tag Archives: Tilly and the Buttons

Top 5 Makes Of All Time!

One of the great aspects of having sewn for several years, is that I get a real perspective on which projects have worked beyond my wildest dreams. Sewn items that I return to time and time again, that survive weekly cycles … Continue reading

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Tilly And The Buttons Bettine Dress

Finally! After my initial aborted attempt at this project, the Tilly and the Buttons Bettine dress proves itself to be a winner. Don’t just take it from me – ask the several colleagues who commented on this outfit today. And it’s … Continue reading

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Binned

The Binned Fabric situation gets worse. There I was, merrily sewing my Bettine dress, in a a needlecord that I really loved. I turned to my back skirt piece and realised with growing horror that I hadn’t actually cut it … Continue reading

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Tilly And The Buttons Fifi Set

It’s been a busy few weeks, so I needed something fun and cute to sew. Not too taxing and a project to make me smile. Enter the Fifi! God bless Tilly and the Buttons and her super-achievable sewing patterns. Back … Continue reading

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Comfortable And Classic Coco

I will never stop loving the Tilly And The Buttons Coco Dress for a quick fix of creativity and a startlingly comfortable dress that can still look smart. I lost the instructions a long time ago, but I know this … Continue reading

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My Manifesto For Happiness – Monochrome Style

Photographing this today was ALL the fun, but you should visit my Instagram account to see the full details. I had quite the little helper… This may be turning into Monochrome Month at Didyoumakethat Towers. Also, the month of fun. I … Continue reading

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Tilly And The Buttons Fifi Camisole Set

Like many others, I couldn’t resist the recent bundle offer of a Fifi and Bettine – two new patterns from Tilly and the Buttons. For ages, I’d had some salmon polka dot fabric in my stash. I never could quite see … Continue reading

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A Winning Combination

Happy New Year, guys! You won’t find a year review or any resolutions here, I’m afraid. I have no wish to glance back at 2014 and I’m not one for setting myself unnecessary deadlines or obligations. So I’m winging it … Continue reading

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Santa Fabric Giveaway – Sew Your Own Festive PJs!

Anyone remember the Christmas PJs I made a year ago? I’ve been wearing these through the seasons… I’m not ashamed to sport half clad Santas in the height of summer! This Alexander Henry fabric can go through the washing machine again and again … Continue reading

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The Language of Sewing

It’s been a busy week or so, doing a lot of talking about sewing. I’ve been lucky enough to be featured in this month’s Sew magazine, highlighted as Blog of the month. When asked why I started a blog I replied, … Continue reading

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