Simplicity 8137 dress

I took a month off my Minerva Craft Blogger Network makes but I’m back at it again with a new summer dress! For this make I made a mini wrap dress using the Simplicity 8137 pattern and a gorgeous Lady McElroy linen look viscose. I shortened all the pattern pieces to fit – I took […]

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The Amelie dress from Untitled Thoughts

Untitled Thoughts is a new indie pattern company run by Brittani over in the states. She’s released just a couple of patterns so far but is storming ahead with more and more! I was lucky enough to test her latest pattern – the Amelie dress! The dress has a simple design – a fitted bodice […]

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The Carmella boilersuit // Fibre Mood

For the record, I finished this on the last day of April so I haven’t broken my Me Made May pledge just yet! I’ve been in a bit of a Fibre Mood run of late, firstly with the Arlette Skirt and then the Stella Sweater. This next make has to be my favourite one so […]

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The Stella sweater // Fibre Mood

I’m already on to my second Fibre Mood make! This pattern, the Stella sweater, is from their second pattern book (which I don’t actually have – I got this pattern as a PDF download instead) – it’s a cropped dolman sleeve sweater with extra panels on the sleeve. It’s finished with a ribbed cuffs, neckband […]

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The Zadie jumpsuit // Paper Theory

The it pattern of 2019 so far has to be the Zadie Jumpsuit from Paper Theory. As soon as it was released it began popping up absolutely everywhere and still continues to do so. I’m pretty sure every other post I see on Instagram is yet another gorgeous version of this jumpsuit! I got my […]

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The Paper Theory Kabuki tee

This fun T-shirt has been on my sewing radar for a little while and I finally got round to making one! The Kabuki Tee from Paper Theory is a oversized woven T-shirt with angled set in sleeves which make for an interesting take on an everyday basic. I fell in love with the pattern after […]

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The Arlette Skirt // Fibre Mood

When I discovered Fibre Mood via Shauni of The Magnificent Thread, it was a mini revelation. Here was what I thought was a really (I hate to say it) cool sewing pattern magazine. To my mind it’s an upgraded La Maison Victor, though to be fair, also at an upgraded price point. Fibre Mood is […]

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Utu + Freya = 90s outfit of dreams!

There are times when you just know that two patterns will work so well together for an outfit idea you’ve just dreamed up. In this case it was the Utu pinafore from the Named book Breaking the Pattern and the Freya sweater from the Tilly and the Buttons’ book Stretch! I’d been sitting on this […]

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