OOP McCalls 6172: DIY Animal Print Crombie Style Coat

Hi Everyone! Excited to bring you one of my latest makes: an animal print coat in a style that is as close to my dream coat pattern as I have managed to get until now. Let me back up… Last year I made Simplicity 8451, and in that post I talk about what my dream […]

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2018: A Year of Sewing

Happy new year Readers, I hope the new year has started well for you. Thank you for all the love for my Linton Tweed biker jacket. It was a great way to finish the year on a sewing high. Whilst the new year is still fresh, I thought it would be good to have a […]

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The Tunic Bible: DIY Babycord Tunic Dress + Book Giveaway

Hi There Friends! One year ago Julie Starr and Sarah Gunn asked me if I would be interested in sewing up a tunic to be featured in The Tunic Bible, which has now been published. To say I was flattered to have been asked was an understatement. I have long admired both Julie and Sarah’s […]

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Simplicity 1167: DIY Boyfriend Style Chino Trousers Pants

Hi Friends, Today I am sharing my latest make with you, a new style for me, what I am calling boyfriend style chino trousers/ pants, made using Simplicity 1167 (another Mimi G Style pattern). I have been wanting to get away from wearing skinny jeans/ jeggings as much as I do. It has been a […]

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Butterick 5982: DIY Fit and Flare Party Dress

Hi Friends, As has become something of a tradition now, I made a dress for my birthday, which I celebrated yesterday with Philip and Kezia. We went to the City of York, toured a Viking museum, did some shopping, and stayed in a lovely country house hotel with good food and a swim this morning. […]

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Butterick 5982: DIY Dark Floral Viscose Fit and Flare Dress

Hi Friends, Happy Monday! I decided I wanted to make a couple of easy to wear viscose dresses in autumn appropriate colours that I can wear comfortably on the odd warm day we are still getting, but easily layer with tights/ boots/ cardigan etc when it gets cooler. This is the first of those dresses. […]

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