On holiday from 28 July to 9 August 2021. All orders will be posted on 10 August 2021.

Afternoon

  • How to make reusable facial rounds

    These little makeup wipes are super easy to make and have been a great addition to my toiletry bag! It’s a lovely way to use up fabric scraps and, ...
  • Simple, gathered Heron culottes

    After seeing a few lovely pairs of elasticated waist Fern shorts on Instagram (here and here), I felt inspired to give it a go for a winter-friendl...
  • The Afternoon Hat | Free bucket hat sewing pattern and tutorial

    Hello fellow stitchers, and happy 2019 to you all! Summer is in full swing in Cape Town and the sweltering days are eased by dips in the brisk Atla...
  • Free pattern! The Afternoon Clutch

    In honour of Fashion Revolution week, here's a quick and simple clutch pattern that you can use to transform something old into something fabulousl...
  • First Impressionism: sewing Burda #104 06/16

    Hands up if last minute sewing is your thing. It can't just be me. I so often find myself in this situation; in a flat panic at 2AM, resetting my z...
  • Tropical ruffle blouse

    When I was little, I would carefully save the Easter eggs that were too pretty to unwrap. They would stand in my cupboard for ages and ages until f...
  • Geometric Candy Blouse

    When I was in Barcelona earlier this year, I picked up this geometric crepe georgette at Ribes & Casals. And man, if it isn't perfect for this ...
  • Intro to Menswear: the tailored blazer

    Earlier in April, I set about making a blazer for Nick from pattern 6872 by Burda Style. After cutting out all the pieces, it lay dormant on my tab...
  • Faux leather jacket: part 3

    Equal parts chic and rebellious, the leather motorcycle jacket is the wardrobe staple that has stood the test of time.I must admit, it's an invest...
  • Faux leather jacket: part 2

    All that successful top-stitching after my last jacket update had me quite excited, but my machine struggled to keep up with my enthusiasm during t...
  • Faux leather jacket: part 1

    Not only does a leather jacket look a bit hardcore, but you also have to bring that attitude to the sewing machine. As I've discovered, the fabric ...
  • Summer Holiday Holly Jumpsuit

    The jumpsuit is the cooler cousin of the summer frock. Effortless, stylish and edgy. It is always worth the more complicated trips to the bathroom....