Kid Shorts

As I have mentioned previously, having a child who is quite slim means I can’t just rock off to the shops and buy him new shorts and trousers. This Summer, I have been trying out the Kid Shorts pattern from MADE.  This comes in sizes 12months to 10years. This is a super easy pattern to … Read more

Christmas Sewing Round-up

A quick round-up of the Christmas presents that were sewn up by me. Mostly, these are all patterns I have sewn previously, so not much to add. Another Perfectly Preppy skort, from the pattern by the Scientific Seamstress. This was a popular choice again featuring favourite colour, purple. The spots fabric is a cotton, and … Read more

Burda 9793 – Boys Shorts

I recently made up view C of Burda 9793 – boys shorts. Twice, just for good measure. The first ones were in a grey/blue/green skate fabric, a cotton drill which had been hiding in the bottom of my fabric bin for a while. I opted to make the pocket bags from some matching poplin to … Read more

Style Arc Linda pants

After seeing the success that other people were having with the Style Arc Linda pants, I decided to see for myself what all the gushing was about.  Style Arc is an independent pattern company from Australia, that designs RTW styles, with RTW fit. They also very helpfully include a sample of their recommended fabric with … Read more