Blush pink culottes AKA half of Vogue 9075

Why wear a skirt when you can make pants? Lol. I thought I’d jump on the culotte bandwagon before summer ends and this trend is over!  I impulse bought the Vogue 9075 pattern a few months ago – it’s a pattern for either a fit and flare minidress or a culotte jumpsuit and let face […]

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Deer and Doe’s Mélilot shirt dress hack ver. 2

Maxi dress hack done, so it’s time to do the short version! Using the same shirt pattern, the Mélilot from Deer and Doe, I planned to make a mini shirt dress using Version A – with the hidden button placket and collar – but without the sleeves. A combo of the 2 options available! I […]

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Deer and Doe’s Mélilot shirt dress hack ver. 1

I LOVE shirt dresses if you haven’t figured that out yet… I’ve got tons of patterns for them, vintage, modern, indie, self drafted and hacked – I just can’t help myself! My latest hankering was for a loose fitting full length casual shirt dress. I wanted it to be something that would flow and would […]

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An off shoulder blouse pattern hack

Or a total redesign in this case? I fell in love with an off shoulder blouse on Pinterest. This one here in fact! Fab, right? I definitely want to make my own but where to start? My trusty Simplicity 1366 blouse of course! Basically I picked this because I wanted a top with plenty of […]

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A chic chambray tee

I love chambray at the moment. I have no idea why… I must’ve picked up at least 3 new chambray denim shirts in the sales this year already! (And yes, slap on the wrist for buying RTW…) I picked up a lovely piece of chambray during my latest trip to Paris. €20 for 3 metres […]

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A dress for cold shoulders…

Happy bank holiday Monday folks (in the UK)! Hope you’re all enjoying the day off This “cold shoulder ” trend seems to be big this summer! I quite like that it’s showing a bit of skin without being super flashy/ fleshy (plus I have upper arm issues). Fellow blogger Sil at Mauve Cloud Studio made […]

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Bettine, Bettine, Bettine…

Starting out sewing or need to whip up a dress in super quick time? Then Bettine is the dress for you! This is one from my Tilly and the Buttons haul that I got last year and I’ve made a few of them so far. Mostly because it literally takes no time to do and […]

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