Afternoon

  • Cosmos bralette workshop with Create.Hobby

    Afternoon has partnered up with the lovely Create.Hobby in to bring you a fun, approachable bra-making experience. The Cosmos bralette is the perfe...
  • Sewing and self-love

    One of the beautiful things that sewing can do is help you fall in love with you. This month, as we celebrate love in its many forms, here are 5 re...
  • Fern sewalong: sewing the cuffs

    Finishing touches You're almost there! Our Fern shorts just need a little finessing before we can show them off! Today we're going through how to h...
  • Fern sewalong: setting the waistband and zip

    Today we are putting in those ever-feared invisible zips! If you missed the last post, have a look at how we sewed the side seams of our shorts. Se...
  • Fern sewalong: sewing the seams

    Welcome back to the Fern sewalong! Let's pick up where we left off. Joining your shorts Now to get these Fern shorts looking a bit more three dimen...
  • Fern sewalong: sewing the pockets

    Now we get to sewing! If you haven't sewn in a while and would like a quick reminder on how to wind your bobbin and thread up your machine, have a ...
  • Fern sewalong: let's cut out!

    Laying out and cutting out your pattern Welcome to the next installment of the Fern shorts sewalong. Last time, we recapped our sewing bits and bob...
  • Fern sewalong: welcome!

    Welcome and introduction to the basics For the rest of September, we'll be going through each step involved in making the Fern shorts from start to...
  • Announcing the Fern shorts sewalong!

    It's Fern fever over here at Afternoon HQ. Cape Town is just taking its first foray into spring. The chill is receding, the days are getting longer...
  • Amy sewalong: finishing touches

    Wrapping up We have the solid basis of a skirt – but it just needs a little tidying up! Today we're going to finish the waistband to hide all the r...
  • Amy sewalong: setting your waistband and zip

    Setting the waistband and invisible zip Today we'll be getting to grips with invisible zips! If you missed it, take a peek at how we gathered our s...
  • Amy sewalong: gathering your skirt

    Welcome back to the Amy sewalong! Let's get stuck in. Setting up your machine We're going to be running a large, straight stitch along the top edge...