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.
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
Today’s the day – it’s my first blog post as part of the Sewisfaction Blogger Team. For my first post I have chosen to make The Flatter Me Frock by Sew to Grow using this amazing butterfly rainforest cotton linen. My full review can be found here so do head on over to read all about it and… Continue reading Sewisfaction Blogger Team Post – The Flatter Me Frock by Sew To Grow.
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 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.