It’s such a pleasure to share with you today The Shift Dress – the brand new pattern launch from The Avid Seamstress I was so excited when I found out that I had the opportunity to be involved in this dress launch, as I had recently made The Day Dress by The Avid Seamstress and absolutely loved everything about it,… Continue reading The Shift Dress by The Avid Seamstress.
I am having fun writing blog posts for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network, and this months make is a pretty Christine Haynes Emery dress made with a skirt alteration from gathers to pleats. I used a fabulous Seashore cotton poplin and if you would like to read the full review you can head on over… Continue reading Christine Haynes Emery Dress with Pleated Skirt Pattern Review
I am so happy to share with you my latest make, McCalls M7313, which is a great little skater dress for knit fabrics. Writing this blog has opened up some wonderful opportunities for me, and I am lucky enough to have been given this stunning fabric and sewing pattern by Lucy and the team at Sewessential.… Continue reading McCalls M7313 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.
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.
A couple of months back now, the lovely Marie from A Stitching Odyssey wrote a blog post about the #vintagepledge 2017 challenge which she organises every year. She has also talked about it in one of her youTube videos. The idea is to encourage sewists to use their vintage patterns more regularly, and post pics showing their… Continue reading My #VintagePledge 2017
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