Fayeraysews’ Juliette tie-back blouse

Sam Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review 0 Comments

You know those occasions where you have to dress smart-casual (what does that even mean?!), and you opt for the reliable “jeans and a nice top”? Well… this pattern might just be perfect for those moments! It’s sooo comfortable, and effortlessly stylish; and even better, really quick to make! I went with my instinct and made the top in a …

The Wardrobe Architect’s Juliet Blouse

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I have had the Juliet Blouse on my to-make list for over a year and I finally got round to making it. I don’t know why it has taken me so long, it is such a speedy, satisfying sew! I was sent this fabulous spotty viscose fabric from Doughty‘s. It has a large spot print on a dark black background …

Looks like I made it’s Miranda T-shirt

Sam Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review, Stretch Fabrics 0 Comments

Inspired by my trip to Paris I’ve gone mad for stripes recently, so this time round it wasn’t difficult to choose some Lady McElroy Viscose/Spandex Jersey – Breton Monochrome appropriate fabric from Doughty’s for my Simple Sew make. This black and white striped jersey is pretty much your standard t-shirt fabric, ideal for the Miranda t-shirt. The pattern is pretty …

Appleby Makes’ Shannon top

Sam Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review 2 Comments

I’ve had this pattern in my stash for literally years, and it was only a few weeks ago when I finally decided to crack it open and make the shorts. Here’s the blog post about them. Now I’m on a roll because I’ve made the top up too! The Shannon collection of patterns can be bought here. Now my original …