Tuesday, 31 January 2017


There's been a huge buzz over on instagram about the #makenine2017. Basically this idea involves you picking 9 things your going to make over 2017.  Now I am a bit late to the party but its mainly because I had such a hard time choosing things I would definitely force myself to make! Being a fly by the seat of your pants sort of human I tend to just go with the flow. 

So without further ado here's the final nine things that I will definitely try and make in 2017!

The burda hack dress. Basically I want to make this dress in a slightly more wearable colour, whilst I love this dress and I love the style but thew pale turquoise is only really suitable for summer I'd like to make a version in a purple/red colour and maybe in a floral? 

Prima Raglan Top. After the success of my first version I've now decided that I want a huge wardrobe of these! One for every day of the week at least!

Simple sew jackie o suit. I really want to test myself and try and make a beautifully fitting suit. I'm thinking of using a black or charcoal coloured wool/tweed and having it as my funeral suit, or is that a bit grim?

Prima wrap skirt! I love how contemporary this skirt is! I am hankering after a mini one in a faux leather or suede.

The kimono Wrap dress. This dress is such a wardrobe pleaser I can just throw it on with a slip and its instant boho or I can team it with jean and a vest top and use it as a cardigan.

The simple sew Lily dress. Okay confession time I brought the copy of this magazine for this dress! I kind of want to make it in a lace with something lining it underneath. But I just love the style and I think it will make an awesome dressy dress.

GBSB wrap dress. This is another one of my wardrobe staples now. Its just so easy to throw on and I've had so many compliments! I definitely need a few more of these!

Simplicity 1365 - I have already made the halter top but I;d love to make a dress version by attaching a skirt and having a zip at the back not ties!

vogue v8974 , this is a vintage reproduction and I actually have the fabric to make a wearable toile of it. Hopefully it turns out nicely and then I have some liberty cotton to use on a proper version.

So have you joined the #makenine2017?

Much Love




  1. You've chosen some great patterns, can't wait to see them made up. I don't have a blog but have seen the makenine about, maybe I should still join in and choose my pattern as I'm so indecisive at the moment x

    1. Yes definitely join in! are you on instagram? x


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