Tag Archives: New Look

Oliver & S bucket hat and birdhouse dress

I love sewing presents for kids as the finished makes are so diddy and cute. I made this hat using the reversible bucket hat pattern from Oliver and S. This is an easy pattern and it’s FREE. I made a small and … Continue reading

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FO: Gingham NL 6225 v.2

Winter’s been so mild recently (I made this in early November) that I’ve been not fussed about cold weather sewing. The stack of jerseys waiting to be sewn into Linden sweatshirts can wait. By the way my outfit is just … Continue reading

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FO: Raglan sleeve top NL6225

I’ve been meaning to make some dressy tops, so I can look like I’ve made an effort with very little effort. We’re already talking about Christmas lunches and parties at work, so time to work on those wardrobe gaps. This poly has a … Continue reading

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New Look 6578 Red rover toddler dress

I get such a kick out of making children’s clothes. Fun fabric, miniature pattern pieces and the finished result is super cute. This dress is a gift for a dog mad friend who is visiting soon with her small family. … Continue reading

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FO: New Look 6863 vest top

  This is another UFO, hence this unseasonable top. I made this vest from New Look 6863 pattern, which I adapted into a vest top.   The fit is a little tight, so I had to unpick the side seams … Continue reading

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Me Made May musings – a very late post

I know Me-Made-May is long gone but I want to record my thoughts for posterity. I had a bit of an impromptu blog break in the summer with life laundry taking a priority. What I wore I wore 24 individual handmade … Continue reading

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Making more cake – New Look 6193

I’m on a mission to sew more practical items that can be worn daily rather than dresses with limited wear. Tasia from Sewaholic summed this up aptly in her post ‘Too much frosting not enough cake’. I also want to … Continue reading

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