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A round up of Me Made May 2020 week one.

New and old favourite makes.

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Glide Jacket my 2019 MeMadeMay slow sew finally finished just in time for MeMadeMay 2020. Now this has been my slow sew for a very long time! During my Me Made May last year…. Yes 2019 I decided to make this jacket, now MeMadeMay 2020 I though, lets kick this month off with this gorgeous jacket.   It was just what I had been looking for a jacket not too long that had a hood so perfect smartish rain jacket. I also loved the lines on it, the way the pockets are in the seams at an angle, the V...

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  I have found a new love of jumpsuits ever since I made the Zadie Jumpsuit by Paper theory Patterns. Before then I never really thought a jumpsuit would suit a short rounded person but I was proved wrong. So, when I was chatting to a customer and they mentioned the Sallie Jumpsuit and dress pattern I popped over to the Closet Case website to take a look. It was just what I had been looking for, I jumpsuit in stretch fabric that wasn’t too tight. I had previously been thinking about the Sirocco jumpsuit by Deer and Doe but...

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Plymouth Frocktails Spring 2020 is taking shape. We have the perfect venue for our evening do, being held in the Wardroom of Seco lounge just a stones throw from Make at 140 shop. It is the perfect venue for a fun evening do.   We have also been working really hard to pull together some amazing prizes for the raffle. You are automatically entered into the raffle when you buy a ticket and there will be lots more options to win more tickets on the evening. I can assure you, you are going to want to be entered into this...

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Hello and Happy New Year!   This is all about Plymouth Frocktails! If you haven’t already heard about it then you need to get involved……. The sewing event on the calendar for any sewing enthusiasts in the South West. A chance to come together chat sewing and show off you memades in a relaxed social evening environment in the stunning Royal William Yard, Plymouth. This has been on my wish list to organise for such a long time and with the help of three local sewing queens we have it sorted.   Right the info I hear you say… Set...

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