Dresses

The Birthday Dress That Almost Was

There once was a 40 frock so why not a 50 frock as well? First thing to note: those last ten years have gone really, really FAST (exploding head emoji goes here). Also to note: favourite decade so far and…

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Introducing the Astrid Sundress

Meet our latest pattern – the Astrid Sundress! This pattern combines all the things we love about a sundress with a few details that make it stand out from the sundress crowd. Astrid is a pull-on, midi-length sundress with a gentle…

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Big Clothes and Small Clothes – Pattern ‘I’

Here’s my latest make and another pattern from Asuka Hamada’s really and truly excellent book – Big Clothes and Small Clothes (see my last post for where to buy). This book is my absolute 5 star go-to favourite right now, even to…

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A Sundress In September – Vogue 2289

A sundress for Gabby and a sundress for September. I can’t take credit for this make as it was actually her Nonna Silva who made it for her. After trying to find it for a few years, I finally scored this…

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The Envelope Dress by Cris Wood

Don’t you just love it when a style of garment that you’ve fallen in love with pops up as a new pattern design? It’s like a lovely manifestation of all that’s good about sewing. This pattern is the Envelope Dress…

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The Wiksten Shift Dress

So many unfinished projects and now, some time. I’ve resolved to finish several UFOs before I move onto anything new so here’s completed Isolation Project #1 – the Wiksten Shift Dress. Most of you will know this pattern I’m sure…

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My Sundress in September, but really October

Those of you who follow us on Instagram and Facebook will know that for the past few years we’ve been throwing out a little annual challenge to Sew a Sundress in September. It’s actually less about the challenge, more about the…

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A modified Lisa Dress

Last summer, my favourite go-to dress on the hottest of hot days was this one and if I’d catalogued my most worn makes of 2018, my Romy Top-to-Dress would’ve unquestionably made the top 5. I loved the fuller length and…

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