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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Simplicity 8389: DIY Pull on Camel Coloured Pleated Front Wool Suiting Trousers

Hi Everyone, Today is a short post to share another remade pattern. Second time around is always sweeter! Behold, a second pair of trousers made using Simplicity 8389. Like the first version, this version was also made using a fine wool suiting from Fabworks (sorry, now sold out, but other options available), but this version […]

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Butterick 6385: DIY Military Inspired Funnel Neck Heavy Wool Coat

Hi Everyone, I am very excited to share my latest coat project with you today. You know I love making coats and jackets. It’s been a little while since I made a heavy duty winter coat. When I say heavy duty, I consider both of my previously interlined coats as heavy duty. See here and […]

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Vogue 9285: DIY High Necked Silk Blend Blouse with Shirred Cuffs

Hi Everyone, Happy new year! This was the last project that I started and completed in 2019. It’s Vogue 9285 which was made in a beautiful cupro silk blend gifted to me from Selvedge and Bolts. In case you didn’t know, Selvedge and Bolts is a new online fabric store started in 2019 by Dibs […]

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McCalls 7948: DIY Snake Print Tiered Dress

Hi Everyone! Today I am sharing a dress which I think will split opinion. This is McCalls 7984, made in a snake print viscose. Before we go any further let me say that I know my waist is my narrowest point, and I do like to wear things which emphasize my waist, or draw attention […]

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Named Clothing Reeta Shirt: DIY Sandwashed Tencel Blouse

Hi Everyone, Autumn dressing: in this part of the world it means coping with wind, rain, sun, fog and fluctuating temperatures. And that is just in one day, lol. Moving from indoors to outside, and the vagaries of central heating means, for me, dressing in light layers that keep me comfortable, and preferably natural fibres. […]

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