Simplicity 8084: DIY Washed Silk and Floral Print Shirt Dresses

Hi Friends, Todays post is all about Simplicity 8084, a Mimi G Style pattern. This is the first time I have ever sewn a version of a pattern and immediately sewn a second version after. So that should tell you how much I like the pattern. But the other reason was I really wanted to […]

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McCalls 6696: DIY Navy Linen Shirt Dress

Hello Friends, Good morning from a sunny corner of Cumbria. A few weeks back I attended the Minerva Meet Up. I am sure from other blogs you would have already read details of the day. It was a well organised and well attended event, and it was great to finally meet some other bloggers, readers […]

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New Look 6160: Plaid checked shirt dress and sewing giveaway!

Hello Friends. I have a RTW shirt dress in my wardrobe which is probably around 9 years old now. It’s not a mega expensive or intricate one (princess seams with A-line shaped skirt). It’s not even a colour I would normally select (dark brown). But it just fits so well and is made of great […]

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McCalls 6696: DIY Dark Denim Shirtdress

Hi Friends, Remember a couple of posts back I outlined my sewing plans to try and enter the PR.com Wardrobe Contest? Well, this is my first item in the contest. Well, it is and it isn’t. First off, I changed my mind about my original plan to sew a denim dress using Vogue 9077. When […]

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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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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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