May 15, 2016

Say Hello to Our Bow Tie Sewing Kit

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We are so so so excited to be launching our new kit today. This one’s been in the pipeline for a while and it’s one that right from the start we knew we wanted to make. Say a BIG hello to our Bow Tie Sewing kit! Ta-dah! This kit has everything you need to make a dapper bow…

May 8, 2016

Behind the Business: Tilly and the Buttons

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We’re back with the second instalment in our new mini series Behind the Business! Today we have Tilly from Tilly and the Buttons talking about how she started her business and has grown it over the last few years to a team of 4. Tilly’s interview is a sneak peek behind the scenes of an inspirational,…

May 5, 2016

Quilted Bomber Jacket + Workshop

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I *may* have copied Hannah a little with this jacket. Have you seen her quilted Rigel Bomber? Preeetty similar! We’re both still in love with Bomber jackets in general, they’re so easy to make and you can wear them with pretty much anything. Pssst! If you’d like to make your own Bomber have a look…

May 1, 2016

Me Made May and Wardrobe Planning

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Me Made May is here! I’m mostly in shock because I can’t believe it is May already, I swear I was in a 5 minute snow storm last week… We haven’t taken part in MMM before but we always love watching along every year and seeing everyones handmade clothes getting more wear. This is going…

April 24, 2016

Tilly And The Buttons’ Martha Dress

Tilly and the Buttons Martha Dress

I was super excited to see the new Tilly and the Buttons pattern, the Martha, a few weeks ago. I love the high funnel neck style and the longer sleeves and sewed this up in an evening. The fabric is a cotton blend from Walthamstow Market, I wasn’t sure how it would hang but the…

April 14, 2016

Bra Making With Madalynne Giveaway

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This year is creeping by so quickly and I can’t believe it is only just over a month until Maddie joins us to run her first bra making classes outside of the US. Maddie’s taking over the blog today with some exciting news about a giveaway – if you’ve been umming and aahhhing about treating…

April 10, 2016

Behind The Business: Floss & Mischief

Floss & Mischief - Genevieve Brading stitching detail

We’re introducing a new mini blog series today which will take a look behind the scenes of some of our favourite creative businesses. We find it so useful and inspirational to hear other businesses’ stories so are hoping you’ll all find these posts useful too. It’s also fun to be a little nosy! We’re kicking…

April 7, 2016

Easy First Cable Jumper

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I started knitting this jumper at Christmas. I’d just finished my pink monstrosity and wanted to knit something on sensible-sized needles that I’d actually want to wear out of the house. Three months later and it’s finished and I’m so in love with it – I don’t think I’ll ever take it off! The yarn is Rowan…

March 31, 2016

How to Steam Block Your Knitting

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I’m not the best knitter in the world and I’ve never blocked any of my knitting before. But everyone kept telling me that it’s an essential step to creating the perfect knitted garment. Yes, you’ve knitted for hours and hours and you just want to get the damn thing done but hey, what’s an extra…