It’s the beginning of the month again which means that it’s time to share with you my latest make for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network and this month it’s this gorgeous knit dress – McCalls M7561. Do head on over to Minerva Crafts using the link above to see lots more pics and read all about… Continue reading McCalls M7561 stripe knit dress pattern review
Refashioning is something that I haven’t really given much thought to before, I’m slightly ashamed to admit. This Summer whilst attending The Sewing Weekender I was so chuffed to hear Portia Lawrie speaking. Firstly because she had just won The Dressmaker of the Year title with an incredible jacket made from old jeans and I… Continue reading My entry into #therefashioners2017 #suitsyou challenge – New Look 6509
It is very much ‘that’ time of the year now in England when there is no denying that Autumn is well and truly here. It’s cold, I want the heating on and most of my fabric shopping now is now cosy corduroys, soft jerseys and snuggly sweatshirting. My Tilly and the Buttons Cleo pattern is… Continue reading A Spotty Tilly and the Buttons Cleo Dress
Just a quick one today, as I thought you might like to see my latest make as part of the Sewisfaction Blogger Team. It’s the Chloe dress from German pattern designers Pattydoo, made in this adorable scuba fabric, and I am seriously in love with it! Do head on over to the Sewisfaction blog using the… Continue reading My latest Sewisfaction Blogger Team post – The Pattydoo Chloe Dress
I was really pleased when I heard that Simplicity New Look were holding another sewing challenge. To celebrate 90 years of creative sewing they launched a competition for all to create and share an item of clothing from a choice of 5 patterns. I loved pattern 8383 the most, but as this pattern was for… Continue reading Simplicity 8342 Summer Sewing Challenge Entry.
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