Tag Archives: Tilly and the Buttons

Can YOU Wear Yellow?

So, who is it who even decided we can’t wear yellow? It’s one of those rules that may make sense for some, but doesn’t seem to work for me. Is it like other rules we encounter? Older women can’t wear … Continue reading

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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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