There is one piece of clothing that for me, always beats a dress. It’s perfect for dressing up and down, and is always pretty and feminine. It is most definitely my favourite way to dress when I want to feel girly and yet it can be dressed up for a rock chick look too. The… Continue reading Maximum impact
I have been knitting for about 9 months now, and it’s really been something that has become a bit of an obsession. I have always been a lover of fashion, especially haute couture and catwalk pieces, and I have always wanted to be able to design and make my own unique pieces. As my skills… Continue reading Embroidered Details
I have always had a real love for cardigans, the chunkier the better. There is no better feeling than waking up to find its frosty outside, then pulling on your favourite comfy cardigan friend. I LOVE anything with a beautiful shawl collar, anything that’s oversized, and anything in sumptuous thick fabrics and yarns. But, even… Continue reading Ultimate Long Cardigans
Welcome to my very first post featuring my current works in progress. At present I have two things on my needles, one for me and one for my dad. WIP Number 1: Breton Sweater I know I’ve been carrying on about Paintbox Yarns ‘Breton Sweater’ and I finally cast it on! I took a while… Continue reading WIP December ’16
After going through and clearing out my clothes collection yesterday, it became evident that there were a deficiencies in a few areas. I realised I desperately need key items, and now that I’ve set myself the goal of creating a handmade and original wardrobe I need to find the patterns for my ultimate pieces. This… Continue reading Sweater Wishlist
Today I did what I’ve been dreaming of doing for AGES… I went through every single item of clothing I own, old and new, and was absolutely ruthless. Anything I hadnt worn in a year went into the charity bag, every piece that was old or damaged went in the bin. After a couple of… Continue reading The Creation Of My Handmade Wardrobe
There is one word that scares the hell out of me. Recovery. And its not for the reasons I wouldve listed 5 years ago. 5 years ago I was in the grip of anorexia. I wanted only one thing: to be thin. To have got to my target weight, wouldve killed me, but i just… Continue reading Recovered?