Dresses with pockets! The movement is born.

It’s May 2016. I’m having coffee with a former colleague. That’s doing her an injustice. She was my boss. But I think we learned from each other, and now we work in surprisingly similar environments, so that’s why I think of her more as a colleague. She tells me about a clothing business she was helping advise on blogging and… Read more →

Dress in progress!!

Dress in progress!! With a new double stretch crepe fabric from jerseyfashion.nl feels fantastic!! Pinning it carefully because it’s so stretchy it’s bound to dance around on the sewing machine. #shiftdress #workdress #sewing #dressmaking #craftstagram #dress #jerseydress
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Seasons are changing…

The seasons are changing and I am swapping out summer things for winter things, starting with the hardest things to wear: shoes.  Everyone says you should put one pair in one box and stick a photo on it. But those people must have a home printer or a way to take expert photos on white backgrounds. And also, not that… Read more →

Fabric samples!

Last week, a few days before moving house, I went to the Textile Forum, a Textile fair in London. It was amazing! There were fabric manufacturers everywhere, specialists in silks, in linings, in bridal fabrics and other notions. It was great! And I believe I may have found the perfect fabric to prototype the Dresses with Pockets in! Ideally, I… Read more →