mcCalls 8036: DIY Ditsy Floral Midi Wrap Dress

Ah Dresses! I have missed you. Missed making and wearing you. It would appear that this is my first dress of the new year, and its a repeat pattern make, made using McCalls 8036 and some ditsy print floral viscose purchased from eBay. Here’s a look at my first version of this dress. I didn’t […]

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Vogue 7975: DIY LInton Tweed French Style Jacket

Hi Everyone, This jacket kind of started off as one thing, but ended up as another. I found what looked like an easier, quicker method of making a quilted French style jacket, shared by Alexander Denton on Instagram. Her method cuts down on hand sewing by sewing the outer jacket shell pieces together first (at […]

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Mccalls 7977: DIy ruffle white broderie anglaise and black spotted net blouse

Hi Everyone, Today I am sharing details of one pattern, done two ways. This is McCalls 7977, made in a white cotton broderie anglaise and also in a black net fabric with large scale spots. Both of these fabrics were purchased from the eBay seller, fabricmarket. Full review below, but here are some details of […]

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OOP McCalls 6172: DIY Animal Print Crombie Style Coat

Hi Everyone! Excited to bring you one of my latest makes: an animal print coat in a style that is as close to my dream coat pattern as I have managed to get until now. Let me back up… Last year I made Simplicity 8451, and in that post I talk about what my dream […]

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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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Simplicity 8554: DIY Unstructured Grey Cupro Trench Duster Coat

Hey All, Simplicity 8554 has been on my to-sew list since the beginning of spring, and I finally got it made up this week. This is a really great smart-casual piece to add to my wardrobe going into autumn, with a laid back, relaxed vibe to it. I made mine in a grey cupro from […]

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