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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McCalls 8180: DIY Statement Ruffled Collar Blouse

Hello Readers, When I first saw the trend for large collared blouses I swore I wouldn’t go near them 🙂 And then I saw McCalls 8180 and I decided to try it out. It’s a really cute design, but personally I feel the drafting is a little bit off/ I need to make further modifications. […]

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True Bias Marlo Sweater: DIY Oversized V-Neck Sweater

Hi Everyone, When I saw the Marlo Sweater by True Bias released at the beginning of the year there was something about it that really appealed. I think it is a very easy to wear and versatile piece, but I love the V-neck and the wide bands add interest and opportunities to make the sweater […]

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BUtterick 6331: DIY Midi Length cotton twill Trench

Hey Everyone, Today I am revisiting a pattern I made some 4 years ago; Butterick 6331. Here’s a link to the first version, and a picture below so you can see it. As designed, it is supposed to be a short trench, with an elastic casing in the back to give some shaping. I actually […]

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Vogue 7975: DIY LInton Tweed French Style Jacket

Hi Everyone, This jacket kind of started off as one thing, but ended up as another. I found what looked like an easier, quicker method of making a quilted French style jacket, shared by Alexander Denton on Instagram. Her method cuts down on hand sewing by sewing the outer jacket shell pieces together first (at […]

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Closet Core Pietra Pants: diy heavy stone washed linen pull on pants

Hi Everyone, Back with another pair of pants! This time, it’s the turn of the Closet Core Pietra Pants made in the most perfect heavy weight stone washed linen which was gifted to me by Sew Creative, as part of their ambassador program (all thoughts are my own). Sew Creative are an independent fabric store […]

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Muna and broad noice jeans: diy high waisted tapered leg ecru mom jeans

Hey Everyone, I have been dreaming of making a pair of high waisted, tapered leg ecru coloured mom style jeans for ages, and had a length of ecru coloured bull denim in my stash when a new-to-me pattern company, Muna and Broad, released this pattern. These are the Noice jeans and I really like them. […]

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Pattern Mash up: newlook 6160 + mccalls 8040 + Mccalls 7948: DIY easy fit dress

Hey Everyone, Hope you all managed to enjoy Christmas (if you celebrate) as you best you could in these current circumstances. I know this year in particular would have been harder than most for some people, especially here in the UK where heavy restrictions were in place limiting movement and meeting other people. We are […]

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