OOP Simplicity 8060: DIY Khaki Green Boiler Suit

Hi Everyone, If you had told me even 2 years ago that I would feel fabulous wearing a boiler suit, I would have laughed in your face. But this is what sewing does. When you are able to adjust clothes to fit your body just so, it’s so empowering and you feel more confident and […]

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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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True Bias Ogden Cami: DIY Floral Cami Sun Dress with Ruffled Hem

Hi Everyone! Has it really been more than 6 weeks since my last blog post? Wow. We’ve been away for almost 3 weeks in India and I was busy prior to going, sewing things for the trip which I will share in due course (you get to see a sneak peak of some stuff in […]

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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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McCalls 6988: DIY Floral Stretch Cotton Sheath Dress

Friends, We are having some glorious hot weather! It is sunny right now as I type. This makes me happy 🙂 So, another sun suitable dress made using McCalls 6988. You can see my first version here. The first version has been worn (sadly to a funeral) and, whilst it is still not in my […]

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OOP Butterick 4610: DIY Wool Tailored Blazer

Hi Friends, Following on from my last post where I discussed the construction of this blazer, here’s the finished article modelled on myself and a review of the pattern (OOP Butterick 4610), which was included in the price of the Craftsy class that I followed to make this blazer. We had our first good day […]

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