Honey & Rose Journal


Honey & Rose Sewing Blog Spring 2022

Spring 2022 Backstitch

January 4 2023
It's been a while, but our Backstitch Blog is back! It was a busy Spring at Honey & Rose, from attending and organising Frocktails events and the launch of my own new small batch product releases.
Zero Waste Sewing Project Draft Stopper

Zero Waste Sewing Project - Draft Stopper

July 19 2022
Put your scrap fabric and loose threads to good use! Save your scraps from going to landfill and yourself from frosty drafts entering your house to save on electricity too - a double sustainability win and one step closer to zero waste sewing.
How To Find Time To Sew (When You Feel Like You Don't Have Time!)

How To Find Time To Sew (When You Feel Like You Don't Have Time!)

June 2 2022

Let's face it, life is BUSY! Whether it's preparing for your next sewing project or organising your sewing space, these ideas will help you reconnect and stay connected with sewing.

March 2022 Backstitch

March 2022 Backstitch

March 31 2022
Welcome to the second edition of the Honey & Rose Backstitch blog - how fast a month can fly by! I'm so excited to be working towards the testing phase of the next sewing pattern for Honey & Rose and the launch of our the notions and accessories products.
Blue Mountains Fabric Shopping

Fabric Shopping in the Blue Mountains

March 30 2022

Are you thinking about taking a road trip to the Blue Mountains? We all know that a visit to pretty much anywhere isn't complete without checking out the local fabric shops!


Honey & Rose Blue Mountains Cotton Linen Fabric

February 2022 Backstitch

February 28 2022
Welcome to the first monthly roundup post for Honey & Rose - The Backstitch! My idea for this new part of my sewing journal is to write a personal behind the scenes insight into what I've learnt each month, what I'm working on and anything else along the way.
Honey & Rose Sewing Patterns PDF Sewing Patterns Photoshoot

Lights, Camera, Action! Our Latest Photoshoot Makes

January 21 2022
A sunny, hot and windy day set the scene for the new sewing pattern photography as part of last year's launch of the rebrand. View a showcase of the latest pdf sewing pattern makes for our photoshoot in 2021.
How to add pockets to a skirt or dress

How to add pockets to a skirt or dress

August 15 2021

No pockets? No problem! Learn how to add pockets to any skirt or dress with our free pdf sewing pattern the Lizzy Pocket! As long as your skirt or dress has a side seams, you can add pockets to your skirt or dress.

Introducing the Marie Skirt

Introducing the Marie Skirt

May 12 2020
The Marie Skirt is a 7 piece gored skirt with large inseam pockets and a centre back zipper opening. 
Introducing The Muriel Top

Introducing The Muriel Top

April 12 2019
The Muriel Top is a semi-fitted women’s blouse. It has short sleeves and waist darts for an elegant shape. The pleat detail along the front neckline and bias edging give the Muriel Top a sense of style that inspires spending long weekends with friends and family or achieving your goals the workplace.
Discovering the Invisible Zipper Foot

Discovering the Invisible Zipper Foot

June 24 2018
I’ve always loved using an invisible zipper when creating dresses and skirts. The insertion of one of these zippers makes a finished garment look and feel instantly professional.
Joining the Australian Sewing Guild

Joining the Australian Sewing Guild

April 4 2018
What an amazing group of women with so much experience and knowledge of dressmaking and general sewing! 
The Muriel Top is Off For Testing!

The Muriel Top is Off For Testing!

February 8 2018
My first design, the Muriel Top is off with some of my beloved friends to be tested in the real world!