McCalls 7974: DIY button front, v neck dress with gathers and tie sleeves

Hi Everyone, Let me introduce my new favourite dress: McCalls 7974. This pattern is an almost identical match to the famous Cult Gaia Willow dress, so this pattern is the perfect way for home sewists to achieve the designer look but at a fraction of the cost. And yes, the pattern comes with the option […]

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Simplicity 8014: DIY Animal Print Crepe Shirt Dress

Hi Everyone, Today is a short post to share my latest version of Simplicity 8014. You only have to search this blog to see how much I love this pattern. Not only have I made both views of this pattern twice (this being the second time for view C/D) but I have also used this […]

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Vogue 8784 wrap dress: taking a walk on the wild side

The title refers, not just to the print on this fabric, but also the fact that this was my first attempt, after much hestitation, at sewing stretch fabric. Vogue 8784 is described as a lined, wrap dress which has a close-fitting bodice with front tucks, back princess seams, side opening for tie ends, and topstitching. I made view […]

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