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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McCalls 7948: DIY Border Print Cotton Tiered Trapeze Dress

Hi Everyone, I made another version of McCalls 7948, this time in a very light weight cotton border print that I have had in my stash for a few years. You can see my first version here and read about the adjustments I made to the pattern for that first version. I made this version […]

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McCalls 7974 Modified to A Top in Gingham Viscose

Hey Everyone, A Super short post today to share a top I made using McCalls 7974. I have made this pattern once before as a dress (see here), and it really wasn’t very hard to modify it to top length, simply by shortening the skirt pieces to create a short ruffled peplum. As a general […]

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Megan Nielsen Dawn Jeans and Petite Knit Anker’s Summer Shirt

Hey All, I made another pair of Megan Nielsen Dawn jeans in a bleached cotton denim from Cloth House. It’s the same denim that I used to make my denim jacket from. On this version I did a 0.5 inch full inner thigh/ knock knee adjustment using the Minott method as shared by Debbie over […]

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Peppermint Magazine Loungewear Set and Simplicity Cotton Jersey PJs

Hey Everyone, Today I wanted to share some PJs that I made for Kezia but then I realised I have never shared my new favourite PJ pattern combo for myself, so today you get both! Let’s start with Kezia’s set. This the free Peppermint Magazine Loungwear set designed by Common Stitch and which is available […]

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mcCalls 8036: DIY Ditsy Floral Midi Wrap Dress

Ah Dresses! I have missed you. Missed making and wearing you. It would appear that this is my first dress of the new year, and its a repeat pattern make, made using McCalls 8036 and some ditsy print floral viscose purchased from eBay. Here’s a look at my first version of this dress. I didn’t […]

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