Ugly dress to Upcycle top. My #SewUpcycle23 entry

Ugly dress to Upcycle top. My #SewUpcycle23 entry

Q: What do you get if you cross an unworn jersey maxi-dress with a sewist?

A: Wardrobe gold! (Well, technically a black and white top, but you get the idea.)

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 #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 #SewRecreateTheLook23

Bornella Fabrics are sponsoring #SewRecreateTheLook23

Bornella Fabrics is delighted that #SewRecreateTheLook23 is back for 2023 and we're sponsoring! There's a £25 voucher up for grabs for one lucky winner.
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.
Bornella Fabrics are sponsoring #SewFrugal23

Bornella Fabrics are sponsoring #SewFrugal23

Bornella Fabrics are delighted to be sponsoring #sewfrugal23, hosted by @frugalisama and @theyorkshiresewgirl. There's a £25 voucher up for grabs for one lucky winner.
The Marlo sweater....sweater?? It's a cardie!!

The Marlo sweater....sweater?? It's a cardie!!

I wanted to ease myself back into sewing with a simple but fun make. Find out how my Marlo 'sweater' turned out.
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
Zips... my nemesis no more!

Zips... my nemesis no more!

In 2022, I challenged myself to get better at inserting zips. Fast-forward 12 months and I think I've cracked it. Find out how here.