2017 Year End Sewing Review

Hello Readers, Today I wanted to look back over my sewing from the last 12 months. It’s been another great year of productivity and making clothes that I enjoy wearing. This was the year that I went back to work after a 5 year hiatus and it doesn’t seem to have slowed me down too […]

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Simplicity 8175: DIY animal brocade midi length skirt

Hey everyone, As fast as I seem to get caught up with the blogging back-log, I  go and sew something else and the back-log’s back 🙂 Can’t stop, won’t stop sewing 🙂 Here’s a skirt I made recently using some animal brocade purchased from Remnant Kings. I actually first saw this fabric made into a […]

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Kwik Sew 4111: DIY Maroon Silk Velvet Tulip Skirt Dress

Hi Friends, Don’t be fooled by the sun in these photographs: it was freezing the day we took them, and we had to be fast! That’s why the opaque tights are out…not very glam but necessary unless you want frost bite, lol. This is my second version of Kwik Sew 4111, this time made in […]

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Simplicity 8166: DIY shirred high neck line dress

Hey Friends, Today I am sharing my version of Simplicity 8166. This is a little different style for me, but one that I have been wearing lots since I made it. It’s great to throw on over a pair of tights and boots, and layered with a cardigan if needed. (BTW, I think this pattern might […]

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Butterick 6157: DIY gold sequin woven tee top

Hi Friends, Today I am sharing a top made using Butterick 6157, which I have previously made before in a silk velvet (see here). That simple silk velvet tee has been worn a few times since I made it last year. It is great to just throw on over a pair of jeans when you […]

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OOP Vogue 8849 and Butterick 6179: DIY Indian Lengha Gown

Hi Everyone, Trying to play catch up on blogging stuff I haven’t shared yet. I still like to blog and have a proper record of things I have made, but like everyone else, it’s so easy to just go with the flow on Instagram and get behind on blogging. Anyway, here’s an outfit I made […]

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Butterick 6384: DIY Red Mohair Wool Robe Wrap Belted Coat

Hello Friends, Today I want to share my most recent make with you: Butterick 6384, made in the most delicious heavy, warm, luxurious all wool/ mohair coating purchased from Fabworks. I just love how warm and cosy this coat is. Actually, I purchased this fabric using some money I was gifted with for my birthday […]

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