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Sew now magazine pinafore dress

I wasn’t planning on making a pinafore dress until I discovered this free downloadable pattern from Sew Now Mag. I figured the pattern looked simple enough and decided to wing it and make it without the instructions. I cut a … Continue reading

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Floral bettine dress

Here’s something I made back in the Spring. I made this dress over a bank holiday weekend and almost finished it but was distracted by the sunny weather. Tilly’s pop over design with kimono sleeves and elasticated waist makes for instant sewing gratification. It’s a … Continue reading

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GBSB woven shift dress v.2

Recently I’ve been re-visiting patterns soon after my first make as it’s easier to fix any design or fit issues whilst construction is still fresh. If I go back to a pattern after a few months, I’ve usually forgotten if changes … Continue reading

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FO: Lady Skater

Another UFO in the bag, this time a wearable muslin. For my dummy run of the Lady Skater pattern I used some navy ponte I bought from Goldhawk Road. I found it in a remnant bin and paid the princely … Continue reading

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FO: BHL Anna dress

In honour of Sewing Indie month I made the Anna dress from By Hand London. This is my favourite dress to date. I think my favourite dress is always the last one I’ve made. I’m a big fan of BHL’s sassy … Continue reading

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FO: Self-drafted shirtwaist dress

This is a dress I made at the end of last year from a pattern drafted by moi. I did a fantastic beginner’s pattern cutting course at the Fashion and Textile Museum and came away with my very own pattern. … Continue reading

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New pattern discovery – Liesl and Co

I’m blown away by this collection of patterns from Liesl and Co. I want to buy all of them. The cut is modern with a loose casual fit and I can see all of them in my wardrobe. My favourite … Continue reading

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