After admiring this pattern for some time now, I finally made my first (and second)! Sorbetto. A few months ago, Colette Patterns released an updated Sorbetto pattern. I understand that the original Sorbetto launched in 2011, with the intention of being a basic top to introduce fundamental sewing skills to all. Although I didn’t make… Continue reading My Colette Patterns Sorbetto Top
Just a quick ‘heads up’ that my latest blog for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network is now up and features one of my favourite sewing patterns – the Tilly and the Buttons Bettine Dress. Do head on over to the Minerva Craft Blogger Network where you can read my full review and check out my… Continue reading My Tilly and the Buttons Bettine Dress for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network #MCBN
This blog post may be a little shorter than the usual, as I have already written a full review on this pretty dress pattern back in June, which you can take a look at here. However I thought you may like to see another version of the dress that I made in a pink jersey. It… Continue reading Another McCalls M7313 Jersey Dress
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