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
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
I 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… Continue reading Christine Haynes Emery Dress with Tie Sleeves Hack Sewing Pattern Review.
If you’re after a really quick and easy ‘throw over the head’ Summer dress project then read on… I was very lucky to be given the choice of a couple of McCall sewing patterns recently as a prize from the lovely Kate and Rachel at The Fold Line. Thank you so much guys! If you haven’t… Continue reading McCall M7530 Sewing Pattern Review
Hi friends, I recently had the amazing news that I had been shortlisted to be a finalist in the Make it Today Dressmaker Of The Year Awards. Yes, little old me. This is a huge shock and I was totally blown away by this honour. The dress that I submitted was the Joni dress by… Continue reading ‘Dressmaker of the year’ Finalist!