A Kielo wrap dress with a neckline hack

I’ve got my latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network make up today and it’s the Kielo dress from Named Clothing! I’ve made the Kielo once before (check it out here) and I loved this dress. This pattern is definitely one of my favourite patterns of all time for the sheer genius of the design. It’s so […]

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A back wrap Orla hack 

Two Orlas within a week of each other? I’m definitely a bit obsessed with them.  The free Orla dress from French Navy is just such a sweet and simple basic pattern that it’s easy to think of lots of things to do with it. There something about this shape and style of dress that makes […]

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Striped culottes – NL6446

Summer and stripes. They go together like jelly and ice cream. Or chocolate with… more chocolate! A stripe filled summer wardrobe never goes amiss and I planned on making one! At the top of my list was a pair of culottes. I picked up a lovely striped viscose crepe from Stoff & Stil (it’s actually gone […]

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A very lady like lemon Moneta

I wasn’t too sure about my initial Moneta dress but I ended up wearing it a lot more than I thought I would so I wanted to go back and revisit this pattern! I was really inspired by all the hacks I saw during the Moneta party earlier this year and knew I wanted to […]

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A corset back Nettie hack

I do love my Nettie bodysuit hacks! This one is for my latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network post – a corset back Nettie! Now by corset back I just mean it laces up in the back, not that it’s actually corseted in anyway. If it was it would definitely make this body way too difficult […]

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A Linden sweater dress hack AKA Secret Pyjamas

I love a sweater dress. They’re just so darn comfy!  When I picked up some grey sweatshirt fleece whilst in Paris, I knew I’d have to have some amazing loungewear out of it. It’s got a brushed back and is so super soft! After much umm-ing and ah-ing (I was also considering making a cardigan […]

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Flamingo skirt!

Not to be confused with a flamenco skirt by the way… I picked up this fun flamingo fabric from Tissus Reine in Paris a couple of months ago. I ended up only buying a metre so I was a bit limited in what I wanted to do. I knew I wanted a skirt but I […]

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A faux wrap Nettie bodysuit hack

I recently bought a faux wrap grey knit bodysuit from Zara in the sales. Aaaand then I returned in the next day. Why? Because a) the fit wasn’t amazing and b) I could definitely make that myself.  I already had the Nettie bodysuit pattern from Closet Case (you can see my first one here) and […]

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On adding thumbholes to your sweaters…

So I thought I’d get this post out sooner rather than later as I know there are a lot of you out there who are making sweaters at the moment and just in case someone might want to use this tutorial this month! I am a big fan of thumbholes in long sleeved sweaters. I remember as […]

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