Simplicity 8014: DIY Animal Print Crepe Shirt Dress

Hi Everyone, Today is a short post to share my latest version of Simplicity 8014. You only have to search this blog to see how much I love this pattern. Not only have I made both views of this pattern twice (this being the second time for view C/D) but I have also used this […]

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2018: A Year of Sewing

Happy new year Readers, I hope the new year has started well for you. Thank you for all the love for my Linton Tweed biker jacket. It was a great way to finish the year on a sewing high. Whilst the new year is still fresh, I thought it would be good to have a […]

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Butterick 6169: DIY Moto Biker Style Jacket in Linton Tweed

Hi Everyone, Squeezing in the final post of the year to share my latest completed make of 2018: a second version of Butterick 6169, this time made in a Linton tweed. You may recall the first version that I made more than 3 years ago (already?!) in a black leather. That version has been such […]

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Burdastyle B6420: DIY Black Zip Front Cut On Cap Sleeve Sheath Dress

Hey Everyone, This is the dress that I made to wear for my birthday this year. It’s Burdastyle 6420. It comes with two views, and I made view A which has a sporty look to it I think. I would describe this view as having cut on cap sleeves, an exposed zip front opening in […]

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Vogue 9201: DIY Dark Floral Tie Neck Shirt Dress

Hi Readers,  We are fully into the colder weather and shorter, darker days here in my part of the world. And of course, that means my sewing is reflecting that. This is Vogue 9201, made in a viscose crepe with a dark, dramatic floral print. This is a shirt dress with some interesting features. Let […]

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Simplicity 8454: DIY Snakeprint Chiffon Top with Flounces

Hi Everyone, You know when you have high hopes for a pattern and then it falls slightly short of the mark for whatever reason? This is one of those patterns, at least for me. This is Simplicity 8454, which has been on my to-sew list ever since it came out. Whilst I have ended up […]

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