Welcome to So What If I Sew!

Here I document my sewing journey, new makes, new techniques, sewing fails and my progress as a dressmaker. 

This blog is also about giving up fast fashion, considering my relationship with fashion and creating a me-made wardrobe one stitch at a time.

Stick around for pattern and fabric shop reviews, project blogs, technique tutorials and lots of opinion pieces.

Latest Blog Posts

Fabric Friday Reviews: Stitch & Ink Fabrics

Welcome back! Its been a hot minute eh? It’s been an absolutely crazy year with lots of change and upheaval and this blog series hasn’t been possible to maintain on a weekly basis. Thinking about it, I’ve only actually reviewed one shop since we moved back in March because life has just been too busy. […]

Back To Reality: Keeping My Sew-Jo Alive While Working Full Time

Hello everyone! Yes I am still here, I’ve not fallen off the face of the earth and I’ve not given up blogging. What has actually happened is something I think has happened to a lot of sewists. After 18 months of working from home and getting enough space and time to myself to enjoy my […]

One Year On, How Shopping Has Changed

Today for the first time in over a year I bought clothes. There I said it. As many of you know what really kickstarted my sewing journey was my pledge to completely give up fast fashion and buy no new clothes for a year. Now, a year on, I find my mindset towards shopping and clothes […]

Happy Anniversary To Me!

Can you believe it, So What If I Sew is one year old! The fact that a year has gone by is stunning to me – my blog and instagram account and youtube channel have grown more than I ever would have thought possible when I dipped a toe into the online sewing community. Although […]

5 Ways to Get Your Sew-Jo Back

No matter what type of sewist you are, chances you’ve lost your sewing motivation at some stage. So here are my five top tips for reigniting your sewing passion.

Fabric Friday Reviews: Sew Much Moor

Welcome back to Fabric Friday! The more astute among you will realise that it is not a Friday however I’m going with it. I’ve decided that this feature is going to be monthly as I have a huge fabric backlog to work through at the moment. I was on a fabric ban for the whole […]