Paige Joanna
Lifestyle

1 Year Wedding Anniversary! What I Have Learned in Marriage

I thought I'd write a blog post to celebrate mine and my husbands 1 year Wedding Anniversary. It's gone so fast but also when I look back on the last year, so much has already changed. Being newlyweds is an incredible feeling but there's so much I learned even in this first year alone. I wanted to share my experience on how the first year has been for us among the highs and lows of married life. Keep reading to find out more. 

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Fashion

Handmade Tilly Buttons Bertha Cardigan

I am so excited to share this make today, it's become one of my favourites for many reasons. It is the Bertha Cardigan pattern from Tilly Buttons Make It Simple book. Not only can you make it within a couple of hours, it's super comfortable and easy to wear but I am also the face of the pattern in the book. It's so exciting seeing my little face in there especially with how much I love the style of the pattern. In this blog post, I talk about 2 Bertha Cardigans I have finished. 

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Fashion

Handmade Deer & Doe Myosotis Dress

During my time at home, I've been trying out new patterns. The Deer & Doe Myosotis Dress is a pattern I couldn't wait to try. It is a beautiful smock style dress with a button-up bodice and small collar detail. In this post, I will talk through my experience with sewing 2 variations and show more details on the dress. Keep reading to see more. 

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Crafts

My NEW Clothing Woven Label Designs

I am so excited to share my NEW clothing Woven Label Designs now available on Etsy. I started designing them back in January after feeling inspired to produce my own. It's been a long process to get them ready for launch but they're finally available to purchase. In this blog post, I'll show you the designs in more detail as well as how to sew them in. Keep reading to find out more.

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Lifestyle

5 Creative Ways To Stay Positive During Lockdown

Globally we are all experiencing lockdown in some way or another. It's certainly a weird time for most of us and worrying as well. I feel privileged to be able to stay at home with my husband but of course, at times I have my down days and anxious moments. Over the past 2 weeks, I have stayed as proactive as possible and worked on lots of creative things. Keeping busy has really helped my mental health and has given my days purpose, making them more positive overall. In this blog post, I have listed 5 Creative Ways To Stay Positive during this lockdown. I hope it inspired you to feel good regardless of the current situation, we will get through this.

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Crafts

Handmade Tabitha Tilly and the Buttons T-Shirt

My sewing journey is still in its early days and I am enjoying experimenting with different makes. Last month I went to Tilly and the Buttons studio for a t-shirt workshop. It was a great experience as I haven't sewn with jersey before this. From the workshop, I learned the skills to feel confident sewing jersey at home. In this blog post, I talk about my experience making a Handmade Tabitha t-shirt.

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