Simplicity 8014 and McCalls 6613: DIY Womens and Mens Button Up Shirts

Hey Everyone, Thank you so much for all the love, encouragement and support you guys showed me following my last post. I am making steady progress and feeling so much better. I have even managed to sew a couple of easy projects! Anyway, today is basically me sharing a couple of shirts that I sewed […]

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New Look 6225: DIY easy cotton summer top

Hi Readers, I promised last time I have 2 summer tops left to blog about: here’s the first. It hardly seems worth blogging about, being as it is so simple, but hey, it might be useful to someone. New Look 6225 is a simple pull on top designed to be made in light weight wovens. […]

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Cynthia Rowley Pattern Simplicity 2215: happy fathers day!

Happy fathers day to all fathers out there. Hope you are all having a great day. And no, in case you are wondering, I am not just celebrating fathers day by making a new dress for myself 🙂 Phil also got a new shirt. Another version of McCalls 6613, this time in a grey cotton […]

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DIY men’s shirt McCalls 6613: conquering (another) sewing fear

Readers, this is my husband, Philip. Philip, meet my readers. They are a very nice lot! Introductions over, today I want to share with you that I have conquered another sewing fear: sewing a tailored man’s shirt. This is the first shirt I have ever sewn, so prepare to be bored to death with the […]

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