Monthly Archives: June 2018

Stevie and Seren fabric inspiration

Unless you’ve had your head under a rock over the last few weeks, you can’t have failed to see the images of the newest Tilly and the Buttons’ pattern releases. Stevie is an easy-to-make, easy-to-wear top or dress you’ll want to throw on every day. It has a modern, boxy fit, closing at the back with either […]

Sew My Style – Reflections at the halfway point

So we are now halfway through the year and halfway through the Sew My Style challenge and isn’t this year just whizzing past? I thought I would do a little round up of my thoughts on the challenge so far. January – The Sunny Dress While I was pleased with my finished Sunny dress, it […]

Jenny’s Orla dress

The next make from LSABlogSquadder Jenny H is the French Navy Orla dress that she made from our Hibiscus Viscose!   ********   I love a challenge, and coming from a background of using tough as old boots coutil in my corsetry days and more recently sewing my way through a shed load of jersey […]

Carnaby dress – pattern review

When I first saw the Carnaby dress by Nina Lee, I must admit my first thought was, cute but not for me. However, Instagram is a wonderful place for inspiration and having seen lots of lovely Carnabys popping up in my feed lately, I thought I would give it a try.  I have loved all […]

Bianca’s Penny Erin Combo

Bianca from Sleepless In Bavaria has shared her first post for the LSA Blog Squad – a sweet skirt and top that is the most chic combo ever! ******** For a number of weeks, I have been part of the Like Sew Amazing Blog Squad for the online shop of the lovely Sarah. (I met Sarah, […]

Jenny overalls – pattern review

The fact that I have made two pairs of Jenny Overalls in the last week, should go some way to show just how much I love this pattern! (Spoiler altert!) Jenny is the latest release from Closet Case Patterns and it comes with a multitude of style options. I have opted for the mid calf […]

Sew My Style – Helen’s Closet Robe Review

June’s Sew My Style Pattern is the Robe by Helen’s Closet. I’ve been looking forward to making this one for a while and it is on my 2018 Make Nine list too so it’s been good to get this one made. I recently posted about all of the lovely drapey fabrics that I had recently […]

Stef’s Burda 6664 Wrap Dress

Stef from Stef Makes has shared her latest LSABlogSquad make and it is just the prettiest! ******** The weather in the UK has been uncharacteristically hot of late and I have found myself craving some (also uncharacteristically) floral print summer dresses. To my dismay, I have little in my wardrobe to fit this bill (at […]

Me Made May 2018 – Round Up

Part of my Me Made May pledge this year was to do a round up blog post.  So here it is! My entire pledge this year was: I, Sarah McKenna, of Like Sew Amazing, sign up as a participant of Me Made May. I endeavour to wear at least one handmade garment every day for […]

Emily’s Vogue 9075 jumpsuit

Emily from Self Assembly Required is next up for the LSA Blog Squad. She has made the most fabulous Vogue jumpsuit from our Navy and White Spotty Chambray.   ********   The Vogue 9075 is a pattern I’ve had in my stash for a while. I’ve made the dress version of it before, as well […]