I am so very lucky to have been gifted a couple of sewing patterns recently from Simplicity New Look and this is my review of the second. (the other review is for New Look 6449 and can be found here). I first spotted this pattern last October during the #sewbrum meet up when a lady next to… Continue reading Simplicity New Look 6533 babydoll dress pattern review.
I’m just dropping by today to mention that my latest blog post for the Sewisfaction Blogger Team is now up on the Sewisfaction wesbite Although I won’t go into too much detail here, I would like to mention the pretty fabric which was kindly sent to me -what a fabulous colour and so perfect for Summer! It is… Continue reading My latest Sewisfaction Blogger Team post – The Fringe Dress from Chalk & Notch.
The beginning of the month means that it is time to share with you the link to my latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network make. This month it is this McCalls M7406 wrap dress. This is the first time that I have made a wrap dress, what took me so long? Its pretty, feminine and flattering, and I… Continue reading My McCalls M7406 Wrap Dress – my latest #MCBN make and my #sewtogetherforsummer entry
Oh my goodness me, you know when you make something and are instantly planning your next. This is it. Although the warmer weather may have thrown a big spanner in the works now and delay me from making more until it turns cooler again as this is certainly a dress for when the temperatures aren’t… Continue reading My Tilly and the Buttons Freya Dress
This is an exciting blog post to share today – my review of the brand new sewing pattern from Cocowawa Crafts. I’m incredibly flattered to have been chosen as one of the pattern testers for the Honeycomb and when the design details came through I could not have been more delighted. It’s right up my street!… Continue reading My Cocowawa Crafts Honeycomb Dress
I am incredibly lucky to receive some wonderful work opportunities through writing this sewing blog, and a few months ago I was contacted by Figure Forms of Cape Town who told me all about their dressmaking mannequin business and in particular the Tailor’s Friend. A hugely important piece of equipment for any dressmaker, whether you are a… Continue reading A review of the Tailor’s Friend dress form from Figure Forms.
The beginning of the month means that I get to share with you my latest make for Minerva Crafts. For those unfamiliar, Minerva Crafts is a large online fabric and haberdashery retailer in the U.K and every month I am lucky enough to have the opportunity to sew up something using their lovely fabric, and write… Continue reading A Special McCalls M6706 Pleated Skirt