golden dress

I Needed To Sew A Dress

You know when sometimes you’ve repeated something over and over again so many times, you just need to do something completely different for a change? Well, that’s exactly how I felt after sewing A LOT of these hats (which, by the way, are all available in my shop). So I decided to sew a dress […]

Style Yourself And Save The Planet

Style Yourself And Save The Planet

3┬ácompelling reasons to choose reclaimed fabrics Hello! We are Stitched Up, a non-profit sewing cooperative from Manchester, England. Like Anna-Mari, our aim is to prove that wearing sustainable fashion does not mean compromising on style. We feel strongly about recycling, upcycling and reusing; almost everything we use in our upcycling projects and workshops is reclaimed. […]

Handmade wedding dress

THE Wedding Dress!

Here it is, finally! The wedding dress I made for my little sister. I wanted to wait until after the wedding before revealing everything to you, my dear readers. I have to say this was by far the most demanding sewing project I’ve ever worked on – and also the most rewarding. Of course I […]

altering a wedding dress

8 Tips for Seamstresses Altering a Wedding Dress

Right now I’m working on two wedding dresses. One of them is an alteration project, the other one a full sewing project from beginning to the end. These are not the first gowns I’ve worked on, yet I always feel a little timid taking on a project like this. It’s probably the most important dress […]