The Adrienne Blouse // Friday Pattern Co

The Adrienne Blouse from Friday Pattern Company was one which I always had mixed feeling about. It was obviously really popular considering the number of versions I saw on Instagram and it had the big sleeve thing going on that I usually love and I was slowly getting to the point where I wanted to […]

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The Rossetti blouse // Selkie Patterns

A couple of months ago, I had the opportunity to test the latest offering from Selkie Patterns called Rossetti! The Rossetti pattern comes for options for either a dress or a blouse. They both feature a faux wrap bodice and short raglan sleeves with elastic just above the natural waist. The blouse version is basically […]

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The Dasha Dress fail // Lenaline Patterns

I’ll be honest this doesn’t happen to me as much as it used too. I’d like to think I’m quite good at matching fabrics and patterns and coming close to the image I’ve imagined in my head! That being said, sometimes it just doesn’t work! This was definitely one of those times! I spotted the […]

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The one piece skirt block // Alice and Co

I was recently invited to join a Zoom patternmaking class with pattern company Alice and Co. The mother daughter team usually do in person workshops in London but with the lockdown measures in place they moved to hosting online ones instead! The class I joined was for drafting a skirt pattern using your own measurements. […]

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The Tabitha tee// Make It Simple

Sometimes a good t-shirt pattern is all you need in life! I tested the Tabitha tee pattern from the latest Tilly and the Buttons book Make It Simple (way back now!) and used the pattern hack option to make the midi t-shirt dress. The book’s premise is all about streamlining the making process to make […]

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The Falbala blouse // Wear Lemonade

A couple of years ago I splurged on a Wear Lemonade Pattern subscription. It used to be called the “Netflix of sewing” though it’s been rebranding to the “Lemonade Pattern Corner” and allows you to download as many of their sewing patterns as you want! There’s a minimum term of 3 months (at €7,90/month) but […]

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