Sewing Basics in Soft Summer and Soft Autumn Colours

I wear dresses a lot at work, but in lockdown, all I want to wear is flowy tops, cardigans and jeggings! To that end, I’ve ordered a bunch of pretty lightweight florals and sweater knits, and today I’m showing you two outfits. I recently posted about how I’m shifting from cool soft summer colours to … More Sewing Basics in Soft Summer and Soft Autumn Colours

What Season Am I? (Using your own colour palette to find out!)

I’m totally fascinated by seasonal colour typology, but also find it baffling and not very intuitive. That’s why I like my own approach of starting with the colours you already like, instead of trying to categorize yourself into someone else’s system! That said, I thought I’d show you how I finally figured out my season, … More What Season Am I? (Using your own colour palette to find out!)

Can a wardrobe colour palette change over time?

Of course! Your colour palette can change for a lot of reasons: you might prefer cooler colours as your hair greys changing seasons or moving to a different climate can make your best colours get darker, lighter, warmer or cooler dyeing your hair, changing your preferred makeup or getting new glasses can change the amount … More Can a wardrobe colour palette change over time?

Front, Back and Side View Pictures: Listening and Learning

One of the joys of the sewing community is that when your privilege shows, people will tell you. And kindly and lovingly, that’s what people did for me yesterday! So, a clarification on my rant yesterday about how including front, back and side photos is so important in pattern reviews on Instagram and blogs: If … More Front, Back and Side View Pictures: Listening and Learning