I’ve been sitting on this pattern for quite a while now. I downloaded it at the end of last year and promptly placed it on my #2017makenine list. The design is so pretty – a semi fitted bodice and a gathered skirt, with an invisible zip down the centre back seam. Cute. Fairly straightforward… Continue reading The Orla Dress by French Navy.
It’s time for another post on the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network, and this time I am talking about the Colette Patterns Peony Dress. Sewing with this super cotton chambray has been really enjoyable. It’s perfect for the Peony dress, so do head on over to the Minerva Craft Blogger Network, using the link above, if you want to read… Continue reading My Colette Patterns Peony Dress for The Minerva Crafts Blogger Network #MCBN
If I could describe my perfect weekend, it would probably be a couple of days spent sewing and chatting with a group of wonderful sewists, perhaps with an embroidery workshop thrown in and maybe a few inspiring talks given by some wonderful creative women. This pretty much sums up the weekend of August 5th and… Continue reading The Sewing Weekender 2017
Today I am so happy to share with you another pattern testing project that I have been working on with Kommatia Patterns. Today is launch day, and you can find the pattern available to purchase in PDF format here. It is available in sizes XS – XL. It’s the DR308 – Cami Slip Dress and it… Continue reading The DR308 Cami Slip Dress by Kommatia Patterns
Today’s the day – it’s my first blog post as part of the Sewisfaction Blogger Team. For my first post I have chosen to make The Flatter Me Frock by Sew to Grow using this amazing butterfly rainforest cotton linen. My full review can be found here so do head on over to read all about it and… Continue reading Sewisfaction Blogger Team Post – The Flatter Me Frock by Sew To Grow.
During the month of July, the British Heart Foundation are running a fun challenge where you can pop over to your local BHF shop, purchase an item of clothing, therefore supporting their charity, and then have a bit of fun altering it and adding your own fashion flair to it! Off I went to my local BHF… Continue reading #TheBigStitch campaign.
I’m still pinching myself. A few months ago, I decided to enter The Dressmaker of the Year competition. Not because I thought I had any chance of coming anywhere, but because I noticed that if you entered you would receive a free sewing pattern. I wasn’t sure which garment to enter, but in the end… Continue reading Dressmaker of the Year – Winner for the ‘Ready to Wear’ Category.