OOP Vogue 9186 by Kathryn Brenne: DIY Shirt Dress with Asymmetric Hem

Hi Everyone! Today’s post is about OOP Vogue 9186 by Kathryn Brenne, which is hot off the sewing machine. Let me rewind. Before my brain haemorrhage, I decided that I wanted to enter this year’s Tessuti Fabrics contest, which, for this year, is called Colour in Thirds. I have entered once before, in their Gridlock […]

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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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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 8014: DIY Brushed Flannel Plaid Checked Button Down Shirt Dress

Hey Friends, Today is a quick share of my most recent make: a button down shirt dress made using Simplicity 8014. This is my second time making this shirt dress. You can see my first version here, made using an African wax print. This time round the main alteration I made was doing a 5/8ths […]

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McCalls 6885: DIY Popover Gingham Shirt Dress

Hello Friends from Sunny Cumbria, It’s  not often I write that! But we have been enjoying some sunny weather lately and I thought I would share this shirt dress I finished recently – infact, I am wearing it right now! This is McCalls 6885McCalls 6885, which I have made before, and you can see my […]

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Simplicity 8084: DIY Washed Silk and Floral Print Shirt Dresses

Hi Friends, Todays post is all about Simplicity 8084, a Mimi G Style pattern. This is the first time I have ever sewn a version of a pattern and immediately sewn a second version after. So that should tell you how much I like the pattern. But the other reason was I really wanted to […]

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