McCalls 6885: DIY Popover Gingham Shirt Dress

Hello Friends from Sunny Cumbria, It’s  not often I write that! But we have been enjoying some sunny weather lately and I thought I would share this shirt dress I finished recently – infact, I am wearing it right now! This is McCalls 6885McCalls 6885, which I have made before, and you can see my […]

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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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