For the dress I cut a straight 38. It fit almost perfectly out the packet (love it when this happens). I just made a teeny adjustment to the waist position and to the back skirt pieces.
I made t…
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Thank you! It’s definitely lace with an underlining but I bet a brocade would work wonderfully!
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Aww thank you!
I really enjoyed working with a pattern designed for lace as previously I’ve just tried to adapt patterns with mixed results. I used a complimentary colour crepe for the lace underlining and a cott…
That is damn cute
This is my Sassy Librarian Blouse using the Craftsy Christine Haynes course.
I used a wonderful golfer print Liberty tana lawn with purple cotton for the contrast elements.
I went for view 2 – …
This is Simplicity 2444; the dress that every man and his dog has made. Well maybe not the dog.
I used this amazing plane print fabric; it’s a lovely pea green with beige planes of varying sizes…
This is epic. Congratulations
Thanks! I altered New Look 6808
I cooked up the idea of adapting it to use buttons at the back quite a while ago but couldn’t wrap my brain around the logistics of the conversion.
I finally figured it out last week and realise…
This looks amazing! I’ve not bought fabric for mine yet, just checking out inspirations. Yours tu…
I’ve wanted to make a Colette Truffle dress for ages. So I decided to make one for my work Xmas Party!
I made FOUR toiles trying to get the fit right.
I got the bodice fitted after two toiles b…
Yaaaaaaaaay I’ve finally finished a new look 6808 top after buying the pattern nearly a year ago.
Why so long you might ask? Well it took me this long to fit it properly.
I made four attempts. FO…
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Thanks! Sorry, not online as they’re just a Market stall. If you’re ever in Leeds I highly recomm…
I saw a gorgeous red polka dot Sosie dress worn by Elsie on A Beautiful Mess. Now I wasn’t going to pay to buy the dress and have it shipped to England when I could sew something myself!
A dress I started before I had a serger. It promptly started falling apart and I was scared to wear it outside in case the skirt fell off!
Then I got my darling little Sergei the serger and unpick…
Plan a weekend getaway in these sweater dresses and furry accessories.
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