Look’s Like I Made It Keira Skirt

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When I first spied Simple Sew’s Keira Skirt pattern I knew I would end up with one of two things. This pattern could either make a lovely flouncy summery skirt, perhaps out of some layered chiffons or floaty crepe, or take on a more structural form using a fabric with more body. The pattern’s main feature is its multiple pleats …

Nel, Nan and Nora’s Peter Pan Blouse – in JERSEY!

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I like a challenge and although I sometimes regret taking one on, there’s usually something to be learned along the way. I’ve been sewing for a long time and am enjoying a phase of testing and extending my skills. This top is one such challenge.  It’s designed for woven fabrics (so I am also making one on in cotton lawn) …

Hobbling Handmade’s Sophia Top and Skirt

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Hello! Today I’m going to chat about my Sophia top and skirt set, and talk you through how I made a v-neck back adjustment. So if you’re interested, read on! I used some very snazzy paisley cotton from FC Fabric Studio, which was in a lovely deep burgundy colour. I thought that the fabric would work very nicely for the …