Ready-To-Wear Despair

Ready-To-Wear Despair

A question I get asked on a regular basis is ‘how do your sizes compare to ready to wear?’ or ‘what RTW does your age 1 compare to?’ I never answer these questions – and here’s why. Jack has just turned 4. He is reasonably tall for...
Ruffle Tutorial Part 2

Ruffle Tutorial Part 2

This time I’m going to show you how to make a more traditional ruffle. The brilliant thing about detachable ruffles is that you can make more than one for each nappy! 1. Choose your fabrics:inky for the nappy, and pretty much anything you like for the ruffle! 2....
Ruffle Tutorial Part 1

Ruffle Tutorial Part 1

I’ve had quite a few requests for help adding ruffles to nappies, so thought I would create a couple of tutorials for you. I’ll talk you through two slightly different ways to make a detachable ruffle nappy. These are by no means the only ways to make...
Monster Hoodie

Monster Hoodie

Hands up if you have a little monster at home… Fancy making something for them but don’t have the time/patience/skills/confidence to make clothes from scratch? Well how about a monster hoodie? They’re so easy to make and I can’t even begin to...

Don’t Be Afraid of Stretch Fabrics!

If you take a look inside your wardrobe you’ll probably find that the majority of your clothes are made using stretch, or knit fabrics. However, many people are reluctant to use them for their own sewing projects thinking that they’re tricky to use or require special...