McCalls 7811: DIY Blouse with Flounce and Puff Sleeves

Hi Everyone, I am back today with a new blouse that I made using McCalls 7811. This blouse is actually the third time I have made this pattern. You can read all the details on the initial pattern modifications that I made here. The first two versions were made from a lightweight denim and a […]

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Lockdown Loungewear for Mum and Mini-Me

Readers, We are about to enter week 6 of Lockdown life here in the UK. Never has the phrase “unprecedented times” been used so much, and that applies to my sewing! I never thought I would find myself sewing loungewear, but that is exactly what I have sewn. And not just for myself, but for […]

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McCalls 8036 #SashaMcCalls: DIY Mustard Floral Print Puff Sleeve Wrap Dress

Hello Everyone, I am guessing that for the majority of us right now, this Easter will be one of the oddest we have ever spent. If Easter has any religious significance for you, then you probably won’t be attending church in the usual manner, and even if it does not, then chances are you won’t […]

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McCalls 7688: DIY Animal Print Sweatshirt with Sequin Star Applique Motif

Hi Everyone! The weather has been planning havoc with my blog photography, and I have a backlog of things which need to be photographed. These photographs were taken early yesterday morning before dashing to work but I had to take the opportunity when it arose, as we have more heavy rain forecast over the weekend. […]

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OOP Simplicity 8060: DIY Khaki Green Boiler Suit

Hi Everyone, If you had told me even 2 years ago that I would feel fabulous wearing a boiler suit, I would have laughed in your face. But this is what sewing does. When you are able to adjust clothes to fit your body just so, it’s so empowering and you feel more confident and […]

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McCalls 7902: DIY Flutter Sleeve Sweetheart Neckline Button Front Summer Dress

Hi Everyone, A little while ago, I was contacted by an online store, modeS4U, based in Hong Kong, but who sell and ship their products world wide. modeS4U specialise in Kawaii products (the culture of cuteness in Japan), and sell a variety of products, including stationary, bags and accessories, and including – of course! – […]

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