Post pregnancy sewing

During the last weeks of my pregnancy I didn’t want to stop sewing, but it didn’t seem very logical to keep sewing for my bump.  Instead, I thought I would start trying to sew for after the birth, though it was tricky to decide what size to make.  I thought that the best solution to that problem was to make something which could adapt as my size changed so I went with the Tilly and the Buttons Miette Skirt, which has a wrap waist and tie so it can be tied tighter or looser as required.

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This sew was made with fabric from Minerva Crafts– a lovely linen like blend of cotton and raime.  To see the full review and more pictures, head over to the Minerva Crafts blog here.

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I’ve also been wearing my handmade espadrilles a lot in this warm weather, especially as my feet seem to have swollen a little during pregnancy.  Read more about them in this post here.

Prym Espadrile Soles


Making something special!

So I have been absent from the blog for about a month, because our little baby finally arrived! Its been a tricky month for both me and baby as we have had a couple of extra complications, but I think we are both on the mend now and starting to get on with our new ‘normal’ life!


Matt and I have been spending the last little while getting to know the new addition to our family, and we are all doing well. As expected, we are pretty tired from nights up feeding and busy days, but we are starting to learn more about our little boy and his likes (especially sleeping in the buggy while out on a walk).


It might be a while before normal service and regular blogging is resumed because my life has suddenly become a lot more about feeding, changing and sleeping than sewing. I think he might just be my greatest make yet though! Certainly he is the most perfect.