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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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 9201: DIY Dark Floral Tie Neck Shirt Dress

Hi Readers,  We are fully into the colder weather and shorter, darker days here in my part of the world. And of course, that means my sewing is reflecting that. This is Vogue 9201, made in a viscose crepe with a dark, dramatic floral print. This is a shirt dress with some interesting features. Let […]

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Simplicity 8014: DIY Button Up Shirts in Chambray, Silk and Cotton

Hi Everyone, A few weeks ago I had a bit of a wardrobe clear out and assessed what I thought I might need, now we are heading into autumn. One of the things I identified was I felt like I really needed some wearable tops. I am a big fan of button up shirts, and […]

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