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A fearless attitude can get you a long way, and when it doesn’t quite get you there, there’s always a seam ripper!

Oh Sew Fearless - Welcome to my sewing blog

My Adventures in sewing

Sewing, Fearlessly

It might sound obvious with a name like Oh Sew Fearless, but this blog is all about my adventures in Sewing with my trusty ‘I can do that’ attitude in tow and a penchant for breaking the rules. 

Sewing Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

I love to sew a variety of garment types and pattern designers. In my pattern reviews I give my honest assessment of a pattern having sewn it up for myself. 

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Sewing pattern hacking<br />

Pattern Hacking

You really can hack it! I love to hack patterns and sew mash-ups of more than one pattern together. Here I share some of my favourites. 

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Sewing Resources

Sewing Resources

This part of my blog features articles across a variety of topics including my favourite free sewing patterns, projector sewing, fabric shopping, sew-jo and more

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Got a collab project? Let’s talk!

I’m an experienced brand ambassador, pattern tester and in ‘real-life’ am a marketing leader, so if you have a project to colloborate on, get in touch.

About me

Sewing fearlessly since 2020

I started my sewing journey just 4 years ago in 2020 having set myself a new year’s resolution to teach myself to sew a dress. The rest is history as they say, but if you want to know a bit more about how I got this far, read on….

Chanderi Silk Cashmerette Roseclair Dress
Megan Nielsen Sudley Dress - My make, by oh sew fearless


The Blog

This sewing blog features a variety of articles from info on my latest makes, sewing inspiration, pattern reviews, hacks and general sewing resources. I hope you find something here that inspires you to get going with your next project!

Gerties New Book for Better Sewing - Bow Tied Blouse

Make | Bow Tied Blouse, by Gertie

Make: Bow Tied Blouse, By GertieGertie's New Book For Better SewingGetting me out of my Sew-Jo Rut!I think it is fair to say I have been in a sewing rut. While I have...
Nepheline Blouse by Vivian Shao Chen - Pattern Review -

Pattern Review | Nepheline Blouse

Sewing Pattern Review: Nepheline Blouse by Vivan Shao ChenAbout the PatternThe Nepheline Blouse PatternThe Nepheline Blouse is a great, shirt-style blouse to sew if you...
Tilly & The Buttons Sewing Pattern review

Pattern Review | Pearl Cardigan by Tilly & The Buttons

Sewing Pattern Review: Tilly & The Buttons Pearl CardiganAbout the PatternThe Pearl Cardigan Sewing Pattern The pearl cardigan is a not a new pattern and although...
Pattern Hacking | Helens Closet Reynolds Dress

Pattern Hack | A Winter Warmer Helens Closet Reynolds Dress

I have been umming and aahing for far too long when it comes to the Helen's Closet Reynolds Dress. I honestly don't know what took me to long. I have loved this pattern...
The Leighanne dress by Seamwork & Wynn Top

Pattern Review – The Seamwork Leighanne Dress

This one is a bit special Some of you might know, my name is Leighanne and I am beyond proud and excited that Seamwork decided to name a dress after me.  I have been a...
Pattern review of Closet Core Nicks Dress

Pattern Review: Closet Core Nicks Dress

Pattern Review - Closet Core Nicks DressAs soon as the Nicks Dress was released, I knew it was the one for me.  No idea why it took me so long to make it though but now...
Rebecca Page Andie Anorak - made by oh sew fearless

Making a Raincoat!

Let's make a raincoat!In true ‘fearless’ style, sometimes I can jump right into a project that I might otherwise feel was a little beyond me. Sometimes it pays off, I...
Pattern Hack of the Cashmerette Carlyle Tshirt and the Gilmore Skirt by oh sew fearless

Pattern Hack | Cashmerette Carlyle TShirt X Gilmore Skirt

For those of you who have read my blog before, you will know that I am not very good at following instructions. Just like when I cook, I sew with thoughts of, what if I...
what to do when you lose your sewjo

Sewjo…. how to cope when it vanishes

I lost my Sewjo!It totally completely vanished. It felt really odd, but I had absolutely no desire to sew, cut fabric, choose patterns etc. Since I finished up my first...
Shameka Dress by Marsha Stylle - Pattern review by oh sew fearless

Pattern Review – Shameka Dress and Top by Marsha Style

The Marsha Style brand is known for cool, relaxed patterns with a nod to a boho vibe (cue the  Leila anyone..!). This is a vibe I like to think I channel at times and...
La Brea T-shirt | Halfmoon Atelier | Oh Sew Fearless Makes

La Brea T-Shirt – Halfmoon Atelier

The La Brea Tee is turning into one of my favourites. It can be made in woven or knit and has a great retro vibe. I like playing around with the trim in a contrast...
Pattern Review - Ogden Cami, True Bias

Pattern Review: Ogden Cami by True Bias

The Ogden Cami by True Bias is one of those sewing patterns that has cult indie pattern status, super hackable and even with it's own month! I had been sewing few...

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