Pauline Alice Reina Blouse: DIY Lilac Crepe Button Front Bishop Sleeve Blouse

Hi Everyone, More than 2 years ago (wow! Time really is flying by), I pattern tested the Reina blouse for Pauline Alice – you can see that version here. That blouse has been worn to death. Untucked over skinny jeans and layered with a long line cardigan, and tucked into culottes. I think it’s the […]

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Pauline Alice Aldaia Dress: DIY Fixed Wrap Jersey Dress

Hi Everyone, I am probably one of the few sewists out there who has yet to find a wrap dress pattern they love. I kind of came to the conclusion that maybe true wrap dresses were not meant for me (constant fiddling/ fear of coming undone), so when Pauline Alice was kind enough to send […]

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Pauline Alice Tello Jacket: DIY Utility Military Khaki Jacket with Patches

Hello again Friends, Today I wanted to share a jacket I made using one of Pauline Alice’s latest patterns: the Tello jacket. I tested this pattern for Pauline, under no obligation, and liked it enough to make a final version up. Pauline did send me a final copy of the pattern, together with a copy […]

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Pauline Alice Reina Shirt:DIY Button Front Tie Neck Blouse

Hi Friends, A little while ago Pauline Alice asked me if I would be interested in testing her latest shirt pattern: the Reina shirt. The Reina shirt is described as “romantic and feminine. It flares out slightly at the bottom with a longer back. Gathered at the front and back, [lots of] loops for fastenings […]

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Quart Coat by Pauline Alice: DIY Tweed Military Inspired Coat

Hello There Friends, It was my great privilege to be selected as a pattern tester for Pauline Alice’s newest pattern release: the Quart Coat. Let’s get the nitty gritty out of the way first. Yes, as part of the pattern testing process the draft pattern was provided to me free of charge (in exchange for […]

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