Tag Archives: Tilly and the Buttons

Tumble Out Of Bed And Stumble To The Kitchen

Would you take a meeting with this woman? I know, debatable, right? I’m getting ready for a work trip away, so obviously I had to squeeze in some sewing! I’m wearing: Burda 7020 Jacket – sewn four years ago The … Continue reading

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Tips For The Tilly And The Buttons Freya Sweater

I couldn’t resist. Couldn’t resist those ruffles, even though they took some time and care. Look how cute they are! This is the second item I’ve sewn from Tilly And The Button’s Stretch!. Such a sweet pattern. I used a … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – What You Can Sew Do

Today is International Women’s Day, a great reason to celebrate female solidarity! Here’s a list of inspiration for you, plus thoughts on what you can do to support womankind.

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Sewing A Jersey Breton Stripe Top

I can’t claim that this Tilly and the Buttons Agnes top was the easiest make but I can claim to love it! Why so tricky, Karen? Well first, there were the one million pins needed for stripe matching.

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Happy Autumnal Sewing

Is there anything more delicious for autumn than a new Tilly And The Buttons Cleo dungaree dress sewn in jumbo cord? Answer: Yes! New woollen tights to match the top stitching. Buttons bought on a long-ago trip to Hay on … Continue reading

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Dogs In Space!

I’ve been waiting all my life to type a blog post title like that. LOOK at this fabric from Stoff & Stil!

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Molly Top and Cleo Dress – A Cleolly? PLUS giveaway

Yes, I have made another Tilly and the Buttons Cleo dress, and if you look at this photo for long enough your eyes will turn fuzzy. Don’t you love 15th-century buildings? My fourth Cleo was sewn using purple pin cord from Saeed … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas Is A Glittery Cleo

When I said I was done with all things glitter and sequins, I was clearly lying to myself. This latest make is unashamedly inspired by the genius sequinned Cleo dungaree dress sewn by Kate of The Foldline. Sadly, I couldn’t find any … Continue reading

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Tilly And The Buttons Cleo Dress

This is the latest pattern from Tilly and the Buttons, the Cleo dungaree dress. Isn’t it cute as a button? And talking of buttons… What I love about this pattern is that you don’t need to go out and invest … Continue reading

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Ginghamalong – The Bettine Dress

I have a sudden urge to hoist a nautical flag! This is my third make for the #ginghamalong. (My first here and my second here.) With this make, I decided to test Tilly’s assertion that the Bettine dress is perfect … Continue reading

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