Sewing Gifts: Novelty Christmas Pajamas

Nothing screams Festive joviality like a pair of novelty Christmas pajama bottoms - and what about a matching pair for your partner?! Exactly. So that's what I made this year for a fun couple in my life. The pattern is one I already had for pajamas, Butterick 5537. I bought this pattern a couple of … Continue reading Sewing Gifts: Novelty Christmas Pajamas

Sewing: A Very Merry Vintage Christmas [Sewn Magazine feature]

I was so excited to be contacted by Sewn Magazine a few months ago and asked to provide a project to be featured in the November/December edition of the magazine to fit with their theme - A Very Merry Vintage Christmas. I love Christmas and I love a themed outfit so of course I was … Continue reading Sewing: A Very Merry Vintage Christmas [Sewn Magazine feature]

Christmas Crafternoon 2019

Well, the most anticipated day of the Christmas calendar has come and gone for another year. No, not Christmas Day, but Christmas Crafternoon! Our annual party of Festive crafting, eating and mulled wine drinking was, I’m thrilled to say (and relieved, because I put a lot of pressure on myself!) was a delicious, handmakery occasion! […]