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Hello Holli Blue Ridge Dress [Pattern Tester Tour!]

I am so excited to share this dress with you. I tested a brand new pattern, the Blue Ridge Dress, from a brand new company, Hello Holli. 487 more words


Isabella Tank x2 [Fab Free Pattern!]

Have you heard of Spit Up & Stilettos?

Well I heard about them only recently. They sell kids clothing patterns but used to sell women’s; since that didn’t work out they now provide these patterns for FREE. 656 more words


Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle... The Eva Wiggle Dress!

This is the Eliza M Eva “Wiggle” Dress. The pattern came free with issue 6 of Love Sewing magazine last year. In terms of layout etc., the pattern seems similar to the Simple Sew patterns that come free with the magazine, so I’m wondering if there’s some kind of collaboration going on. 449 more words


A Coordinating Outfit - Meringue & Plantain

Hmm, I’m not sure about Meringue and Plantain together in the context of food, but in this case, it works!

I’ll fill you in – this week I sewed a two-piece outfit consisting of a skirt (named Meringue) and a top (named Plantain). 678 more words


Sew La-Di-Da Vintage "1952 French Gypsy" Dress

This is my entry into the ‘Dresses’ category in The Monthly Stitch’s ‘Indie Pattern Month.’ If you don’t know already, The Monthly Stitch are hosting four weeks of sewing contests, aimed at encouraging us sewists to sew using patterns from independent companies. 1,021 more words


The Morris Blazer

Here’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for.* My Grainline Morris Blazer.

*(Slight exaggeration perhaps but I know one of you is at least!)

I finished it last week; it took about a week of evenings to make. 450 more words


A "Simple" Sleeveless Top

Here’s my second (and last) polka dot top of late; the ‘simple sleeveless top’ from Lauren Guthrie’s Learn to Sew with Lauren book. My first make out of the book! 429 more words