simplicity 8389: yellow pull on linen cuffed trousers

Hi Everyone, Back again: same shirt as my last post, but different trousers. This time, my third iteration of Simplicity 8389 (version one here; version two here). The only alteration to this version was to lower the back crotch and extend it out by 5/8ths inch. I took the slash and spread extension down to […]

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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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Simplicity 8292: DIY Black Stretch Woven Fitted Sheath Dress

Hey Everyone, Getting caught up with outstanding blogging. Today I am sharing a dress I made before I went on holiday to wear for a meeting at work. I just wanted something comfortable, well fitting, easy to wash and wear, and smart. I had this textured stretch woven in my stash (mystery content) and decided […]

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Simplicity 8889 by Mimi G Style: DIY Cropped Linen Mix Shirt

Hi Everyone, My love of button up collared shirts is well known, but how about a cropped version? That is entering new territory for me. But when I saw this version released by Simplicity patterns/ Mimi G, I just thought it looked so cute, and I also thought it might pair well with higher waisted […]

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Vintage Simplicity 8719: DIY Polka Dot Ruffle Hem Peasant Sleeve Dress

Hihi! Today I am sharing a dress I made using a vintage Simplicity pattern, Simplicity 8719. At the time of writing there does seem to be a few copies of this pattern available on various sites, for example, here. It’s amazing to me that this pattern was copyrighted 41 years ago but is still relevant […]

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