Pattern Reviews

Simplicity 1108 Kimono Sewing Pattern Review.

Some lovely sunny weather here in the U.K lately has really put me in the mood for Summer. I feel that a kimono is a really useful part of my Summer wardrobe, I own several and have made a couple ( if you are interested to see my review of another Simplicity kimono please click here).… Continue reading Simplicity 1108 Kimono Sewing Pattern Review.

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My #sewtogetherforsummer #vintagepledge Shirtdress.

A couple of months ago there was a flurry of excitement as 3 beauties that I follow on Instagram announced that they were launching a Summer shirtdress sewing challenge. Sarah from @sewsarahsmith, Suzy from @sewing_in_spain and Monika from @rocco.sienna had decided to come together to share their love of shirtdresses and host a friendly challenge to sew a shirtdress in… Continue reading My #sewtogetherforsummer #vintagepledge Shirtdress.

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The Avid Seamstress Day Dress Sewing Pattern Review

I am so excited to share with you my first blog post as part of the Minerva Crafts Blogging Network. I have recently written a couple of guest blogs for Minerva, but this is my first blog post as part of their Blogging Network. If you would like to read the full review with more… Continue reading The Avid Seamstress Day Dress Sewing Pattern Review

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How I made my Christine Haynes Emery Dress Tie Sleeve Hack

In my last post, I talked about my thoughts on the Christine Haynes Emery Dress sewing pattern and how I changed the regular sleeves to these tie sleeves in order to recreate a pretty dress that I had spotted on the High Street. I have had so many lovely comments about it on social media… Continue reading How I made my Christine Haynes Emery Dress Tie Sleeve Hack

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Christine Haynes Emery Dress with Tie Sleeves Hack Sewing Pattern Review.

O.k I know, I am a little late to this party. The Emery Dress is an incredibly popular dress in the sewing community, and for good reason. It’s a classic shape, slightly vintage inspired, and has a fitted fully lined bodice and full skirt. I have owned this pattern for several months now and have… Continue reading Christine Haynes Emery Dress with Tie Sleeves Hack Sewing Pattern Review.

Pattern Reviews

Kommatia Patterns T003 Jersey Top Sewing Pattern Review

  A few weeks ago I was thrilled to be accepted by Kommatia Patterns as a pattern tester for this gorgeous simple jersey v-neck top. I thoroughly enjoyed the process, and can’t wait to share this with you today. This pattern is a very comfy relaxed t-shirt, with a v-neck, breast pocket and turn up… Continue reading Kommatia Patterns T003 Jersey Top Sewing Pattern Review