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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Simplicity 8292: DIY Flutter Sleeve Fuschia Pink Crepe Sheath Dress

Hi everyone, I am going on a flying visit to the States at the end of September for my cousin’s wedding and I made this dress thinking I would wear this to the daytime/ church ceremony. Now I am having second thoughts as to whether it will be too warm (New Jersey at the end […]

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Sew Over It Doris Dress: DIY Fit and Flare Tropical Print Dress

Hi Everyone, Today I want to share a dress I actually made a little while back: the new Doris dress by Sew Over It. This dress was made to appear in Issue 6 of Sewing Made Simple and I was compensated for the time spent making this dress, as well as very kindly being provided […]

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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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Sewoverit Pussy Bow Blouse – Version 2 – DIY Silk Tie Neck Blouse

Hey Friends, This here is my second version of the Sewoverit Pussy Bow Blouse, and this time I think I nailed the fit. You can see my first version here. I have worn this first version quite a bit but it needed a FBA, which I have now done following this tutorial for doing an […]

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