This is the Material Girl Laura Blog.
Here you will find posts written by Material Girl Laura as well as some Guest Blogs.
We hope you enjoy reading these Blogs and they help to inspire and give you an insight into the patterns and materials used.
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Wednesday 25th July 2018
So this year I decided I would make my Daughters Teacher a bag to say thank you. I have already made the same Teacher a Tote Bag previously that she uses everyday for School but this time I wanted to make something that she could use for chucking a couple of things in for trips out to the pub etc. She prefers darker colours so I decided on our Flamingo Foliage Cotton Canvas. Its a fabric that it is lovely to sew with and is perfect for bag making. I lined it…
Friday 11th May 2018
I had been wanting to make this pattern for some time. I have been so inspired by all the Ogden's being made by people in the Sewing Community. I have been particularly inspired by Button and Pips ever expanding collection of them. Each one beautiful in its own right. You can also find Ogden inspiration on our Hall Of Makes too. There is a particularly gorgeous one…
Friday 20th April 2018
Adelle from www.buttonandpip.com
Hello I'm Adelle from www.buttonandpip.com. I finally met the lovely Laura, the face behind 'Material Girl Laura' after admiring her shop online. The power of Instagram, brought us together and I was so surprised to find out she only lived a few miles down the road. I spent a morning in awe and wonder, stroking all the beautiful fabrics that she has. I was flattered to be asked to write a guest blog post for Material Girl Laura. The sun has finally arrived in the UK and I am starting to think about my summer wardrobe. With my ban on buying RTW this year, I'm thinking of the gaps that I have currently in my summer…
Friday 13th April 2018
I finally feel like Summer is approaching and cannot wait for warmer days. During this time I love to wear pastel colours to match all the beautiful blooms that are all around. I had been lusting after the See You At Six Lines Pink Viscose Rayon fabric for a…
Sunday 8th April 2018
The Sew Over It Ultimate Shift Dress pattern is a great pattern to use. It has easy to follow instructions and has enough variations to keep you interested. I made the Top version with the long sleeves. It's a really versatile pattern…