I have been bursting to share this dress make with you since last August! I was kindly approached by Minerva Crafts who asked if I would be interested in working with them in reviewing a pattern for Sewing World magazine. Of course I jumped at the chance, and as it was such an amazing opportunity, I wanted the… Continue reading My Vogue V1392 off the shoulder dress pattern review for Sewing World magazine.
Hi everyone! Just a quick one today to mention that my latest make as part of the Sewisfaction blogger team is now up on the Sewisfaction website. Do head on over and take a peek for all the details and lots more pics. If you want a dress that looks a little special, but feels like you… Continue reading My latest Sewisfaction Blogger Team post – The Jade Dress from Simply Sewing magazine
I’m still pinching myself. A few months ago, I decided to enter The Dressmaker of the Year competition. Not because I thought I had any chance of coming anywhere, but because I noticed that if you entered you would receive a free sewing pattern. I wasn’t sure which garment to enter, but in the end… Continue reading Dressmaker of the Year – Winner for the ‘Ready to Wear’ Category.
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!
I was delighted to see that in the latest edition of Love Sewing magazine, issue 37, the free pattern was this McCalls M7381. I love floaty dresses and this looked like it was right up my street. The size range in this single pattern is quite impressive too. It covers sizes XS… Continue reading McCalls M7381 Dress Pattern Review
As soon as I saw this dress I knew I wanted it! I had first noticed it mentioned on social media on @thefoldline and @SimplySewing_ on Twitter. I knew that if Rachel and Kate from the Fold Line were to have any involvement at all in a project it would be a good one! I… Continue reading The Fold Line Joni Dress Pattern Review