The latest release from The Avid Seamstress is another winner. I have previously enjoyed making her Shift Dress and Day Dress, and I knew from my experience with these that The Blouse was going to be a beauty to sew up. I was right. It is a simple classic design, and as you can see from the line drawings above… Continue reading ‘The Blouse’ from The Avid Seamstress.
I’m a little behind with this review. Originally made and photographed back in May, I had quite forgotten that I hadn’t got around to writing a blog post about it. This is the Bea Blouse, and it was the free pattern in issue 38 of Love Sewing Magazine, which I think was the January 2018… Continue reading The Bea Blouse from Simply Sewing Magazine.
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.
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
So this blog post contains something completely different from me -trousers! The #sewmystyle2018 challenge is run by Jessica and it encourages you to make 12 garments in 12 months. Of course you don’t have to make all of them – I personally am dipping in and out of this challenge only choosing the items that I feel… Continue reading My #sewmystyle2018 April entry – the Marigold trousers from Tilly and the Buttons.
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
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