What do you make your brother for Christmas? A Colette Cooper bag! A wonderfully easy pattern to construct. This bag is made from cotton canvas and oil cloth. Full details"her":http://www.iwanttobe…
My first Ceylon dress from Colette Patterns and I absolutely adore it. I took a five month break from a toile that didn’t fit and picking this one up. I don’t know why I waited! Interesting constru…
My first Cami dress to beat the winter blues. Long sleeve version with fuller skirt. More information can be found at here
Thanks, the godet was what drew my to this pattern.
A wool pencil skirt with godet at the back. Construction details and issues on my blog
Thanks! It would so work in Georgette or crepe de chine.
Loose fitting chiffon blouse, ideal for the office. More here
Thank you! It is the Victoria Blazer from By Hand London
My first Victoria Blazer made from wool crepe. The pattern is a breeze to work with. Further details on the blog
Thanks, I had help with the fabrics but am grateful that someone had such a good eye for the colo…
Thank you! The details are what makes this dress, I think.
Based on Mail Order 4657, a 1960s off center front button dress. My first attempt at grading up! Made from 100% cotton as part of the Fall for Cotton sew-a-long. More information here…
Make your own envelope cushion covers: a quick project that is perfect for a gift! More here
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My first design! This dress was made during a pattern drafting course. The top layer is silk chiffon and the lining is silk. Further information on my blog…
Thank you! They make a nice change to my normal denim shorts. They go well with some of my more d…
My first attempt at getting shorts to fit. Made from light weight suiting fabric with button closure and zip. Pattern comes together quickly. The full adventure with the fitting is on my blog…
This is my first refashion. I took a handmade dress (not made by me) and tweaked it to make a summer dress for work. More information here…
Such a fantastic coat! You must be really proud of it after working on it for so long. I love the…
Thanks! It is mine too.
My third summer Sorbetto. More “here.”: http://iwanttobeaturtle.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/ill-have-triple-sorbetto-please.html
Another Colette Sorbetto. A quick and wonderful pattern. More on my blog here.
One of my three Sorbettos. A free pattern from Colette this is a quick top to make and perfect for those warm summer days. For more, see my blog…
The fabric is beautiful and the collar sets it off perfectly. A lovely make!
Such a beautiful dress!
A lightweight Anise jacket made from navy suiting with cotton lining. Such a versatile piece, I can wear it for work or play and it is perfect for most seasons. I’ll probably make a winter version …
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This timeless style ties at the back and looks stunning at formal events
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