Meet Nell - the newest pattern by Tilly and the Buttons

Meet Nell - the newest pattern by Tilly and the Buttons

Meet Nell - the newest pattern from Tilly and the Buttons. I couldn't resist those puffball sleeves so I dived straight in! The result is cute as a button.
Bella Loves Patterns Anna Skirt... and my first proper zip fly

Bella Loves Patterns Anna Skirt... and my first proper zip fly

My first skirt for years... and it's a great one!
Bornella Fabrics will be at Thread.. a festival of textiles

Bornella Fabrics will be at Thread.. a festival of textiles

We're delighted to be exhibiting at Thread for the first time.
May 02, 2024 — Tanya Brooman
Check Your Thread Podcast Interview With Tanya

Check Your Thread Podcast Interview With Tanya

I was delighted to bump into Zoe Edwards at the Knitting And Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace this month. You can listen to our conversation on Episode 110 of the Check Your Thread Podcast.
Are these the best winter pyjamas?? Quite possibly!

Are these the best winter pyjamas?? Quite possibly!

The Carolyn Pajamas are a bit of a sewing community cult classic... but let me tell you they are WELL worth the effort. But if you're shorter than 5'6", like me, don't do what I did...
Bornella Fabrics are sponsoring #SewUpcycle23

Bornella Fabrics are sponsoring #SewUpcycle23

Bornella Fabrics are thrilled to be sponsoring #SewUpcycle23 - a great upcycling challenge on Instagram. There's a £25 Bornella Fabrics voucher up for grabs.
Bornella Fabrics are sponsoring #LongSleeves23

Bornella Fabrics are sponsoring #LongSleeves23

Bornella Fabrics are delighted to be sponsoring #LongSleeves23 - a brilliantly autumnal sewing challenge, hosted by @thesewingwarehouse. There's a £25 voucher up for grabs for one lucky winner!
September 28, 2023 — Tanya Brooman
Vintage-inspired neckline? Yes please!

Vintage-inspired neckline? Yes please!

I made the Aisling blouse by Jennifer Lauren Handmade and added the finishing touch with some Ethel and Joan buttons.
Bornella Fabrics are sponsoring #SelflessSewApril23

Bornella Fabrics are sponsoring #SelflessSewApril23

Bornella Fabrics are sponsoring #SelflessSewApril23 - a great challenge to sew for someone else. There's a £25 voucher up for grabs for one lucky winner.
What to do when you lose your sew-jo

What to do when you lose your sew-jo

After an extended break from sewing due to injury, I wanted to kick start my making in 2023. But there was a problem... I'd lost my sew-jo!
February 24, 2023 — Tanya Brooman
Bornella Fabrics will be at Sew Sustainable Fair 2023

Bornella Fabrics will be at Sew Sustainable Fair 2023

For the first time ever, Bornella Fabrics will have a stand at a sewing fair. Come and meet the fabrics (and me) in person!
February 09, 2023 — Tanya Brooman
The Marnie Blouse - it's a statement!

The Marnie Blouse - it's a statement!

As soon as I saw the Marnie Blouse by Tilly and the Buttons, I knew I wanted to make it... but should I include all the options....???
February 02, 2023 — Tanya Brooman