Simplicity 8451: DIY Camel Wool Double Breasted Coat

Hey Everyone, Hope you are all doing fine. I have a bit of a backlog of things which I want to share before the end of the year so let’s just skip to the good bit, shall we? We went down to London last month and I decided I wanted to make a new coat […]

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Megan Nielsen Durban Jumpsuit and Romper Pattern: DIY Indigo Cotton Jumpsuit

Hi All, Today I am sharing my version of the Megan Nielsen Durban jumpsuit and romper pattern. Full disclosure: I was gifted the pattern and Megan Nielsen also covered the cost of the materials used in the making of this jumpsuit. The Durban is described as a mix and match jumpsuit, with multiple options for […]

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By Hand London Hannah Dress for Simply Sewing Magazine

Hey Everyone, I almost forgot to mention that I am in this months Simply Sewing Magazine (Issue 87), with my review of the By Hand London Hannah dress, made in this Atelier Brunette Dobby viscose (chestnut colourway). Still plenty of time for you to go grab a copy if you would like to check it […]

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McCalls 8030: DIY Shirt Dress in Natural Hemp Linen

Hey Everyone, Hope you are all doing well. A little while back, The Hemp Shop, based here in the UK, reached out and asked if I would be interested in making something from one of their hemp based fabrics. I was allowed to select a fabric of my choice and also paid to write this […]

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OOP Simplicity 2153: DIY Navy Cotton Twill Jacket

Hey Everyone, Today I am sharing a jacket that I made before I went on holiday back in July. At the time, I figured a lightweight jacket like this was missing from my wardrobe. Not something waterproof, but just a light layer to throw on over clothes during the cooler days of our summer. Turns […]

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AnnA Allen Anthea Blouse: DIY Button Front Eyelet Blouse with Puff Sleeves

Hey Everyone, I am almost caught up with my pre-holiday sewing. One more item to go after this one. Today I am sharing details of the Anthea Blouse by new-to-me pattern designer, Anna Allen. I combined two different eyelet fabrics (found on eBay) to create an airy summer blouse. This blouse is simple to sew […]

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Butterick 5795: DIY Animal Print Wrap Front Swimsuit

Hey Everyone, Today I am sharing the swimsuit I wish I had made before we went on holiday, but didn’t. I figured I should make the swimsuit anyway once we were back, because having a great fitting swimsuit to hand is always a good thing. This was made using Butterick 5795, and this is the […]

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