Dresses

NEW :: Iris Dress Pattern

Say hello to our first pattern of 2017 – the Iris Dress! This flattering style incorporates an a-line shaped lantern skirt with side pockets that feature an upper topstitching detail.  The pattern includes options for both v-neck, sleeveless (Version A –…

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Pattern Review – Vogue 1515

For those of you who enquired about Eva’s dress from yesterday’s Instagram post, here are more images along with the pattern details. The pattern used for the dress was a pull-over ruffle necked top from Vogue 1515, extended into a dress with…

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Ruby with a Ruffle

Here’s my final sew for 2016 – a ruffled Ruby. Inspiration for this dress came via something similar I saw in a shop. Ok, it’s basically a direct copy. Also, dead easy and supremely comfortable. Whilst I normally have a…

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A (second) Sundress in September

You’ll have to take my word for it that I finished this one in September, being intended as it was for this little sewing incentive that I got going at the start of the month. I may have gone very hard…

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Vintage Style 1944 & A Sundress in September

Back in March, I went and got all deep(ish) and reflective about my pattern collection and the amount of sundress patterns within it. And then winter came and I just went and bought a few more because OF COURSE it makes…

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Our NEW pattern – the Frankie Dress/Top

Hey readers! We’re so happy to introduce you to our latest pattern – the Frankie Top/Dress. In addition to being a cruisy sew, she’s also pretty versatile and we love her because she’s suitable for ALL the seasons.    I…

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Cut Out Lace Sewing Competition

Valentino 2012 Spring RTW (inspiration) We’re really, truly excited to be launching our Cut Out Lace Competition! All you have to do is create an outfit that showcases any one of the three gorgeous competition laces and you’ll be in…

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Pattern Review – Vintage Style 1652

Vintage Pattern Hunting…that’s a legitimate hobby, right? These days, I buy more of those than of the currently-in-print variety. It may be a throwback to my former occupation as a picture researcher but I really do love the whole vintage…

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