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Simplicity 1609 - I love my new dress!

I made a dress that I love!!

It’s the Simplicity 1609, version A (with the collar – I love peter pan collars!)

I made a toile quite a few weeks ago (very soon after I got the pattern), to check the fit. 916 more words


I Can Sew a Rainbow

My five-year-old recently put an order in for a rainbow dress. I didn’t disappoint her.

The idea came from the blog of ‘A Jennuine Life’ 1,947 more words


My 'Sew Girl' Summer Tunic

At first glance I wasn’t really inspired by the Sewgirl Summer Tunic pattern that came free with issue 3 of Love Sewing magazine. It just didn’t look like my kind of thing. 974 more words


Taking a Break from Dressmaking

I jumped into dressmaking without much thought. A friend inspired me to make my girls dresses, and then along came Love Sewing magazine with that cute Brigitte dress pattern, so I started making a few things for myself. 667 more words


I've joined the Sorbetto tribe!

I’ve seen these Sorbetto tops a lot in the sewing blog community. A free pattern, quick and easy to sew – I thought it’s about time I joined in. 590 more words


My 'Simple Sew' Lottie Blouse

Hooray, I got round to making the Simple Sew Lottie Blouse from the pattern that came free with issue 2 of Love Sewing Magazine.

I wasn’t sure which fabric to use; I wanted something a bit floaty, so my usual choice of foolproof cotton was not an option. 634 more words