Discovering Aime Comme Marie

I have a thing for French pattern companies – Deer and Doe, Wear Lemonade. They always seem so chic and cool to me! I think they usually win on the presentation as well – everything is beautifully designed and photographed. It makes me wish I was French! I recently discovered a whole bunch of new […]

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A new summer staple – the Tie Dress

[Before I get into this post, just a quick plug for the fabric giveaway I’m hosting over on my Instagram. It’s to celebrate hitting 10k followers and also my 1 yr anniversary of blogging on Self Assembly Required! Head over there to enter!] — I came across Charlotte Kan’s Tie Dress a while ago when […]

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The Sula Blazer – Ralph Pink

One of the big things I wanted to add to my day to day wardrobe was a decent black blazer. Something that could work smart-casual.  I got the Ralph Pink Sula blazer as part of a prize from the Indie Pattern Month competition run on The Monthly Stitch. That was 10 months ago and I […]

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A Paisley Jumpsuit!

Obviously what every girl is missing from their wardrobe is a paisley jumpsuit… πŸ˜‚ Probably not the case for most people but it kinda worked for me! I finally got round to using my Dominique jumpsuit pattern from RΓ©publique du Chiffon. I must’ve bought it well over 6 months ago! I loved the design but […]

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Sew Over It’s Ultimate Wrap Dress

I’ve made wrap dresses before. I’ve always self drafted them and I’ve always been really disappointed with them. Actually I tried on a DvF one once and I was disappointed with that too for that matter, so it may not be my drafting skills that was the problem there. That being said I love how elegant […]

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