Appleby Makes’ Miranda cardigan hack

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Hi there! I’m back again with my latest Simple Sew make – the Miranda t-shirt/cardigan hack. The Miranda t-shirt pattern is available on the Simple Sew website here. For this make I was very kindly given some fabric by Doughty’s, specifically to make this project. It’s a lovely poly/viscose jersey (you can get it here) and it’s perfect for this …

Lizzie B’s Colour Block Tunic

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Hi everyone! I’m back and this time I’ve made a dress using the Simple Sew Colour Block Tunic sewing pattern. This pattern is a simple shift dress or top designed for woven fabrics. It closes with an invisible zip in the centre back and there are options for either ¾ length or short sleeves. The beauty of this pattern is …

Béa’s Successful OWOP (One Week, One Pattern) – Hacking the Batwing Dress

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Some of our readers may be aware of the OWOP (One Week, One Pattern) challenge, which was originally started by Tilly of Tilly and the Buttons, and has been hosted by other luminaries of the online sewing world, most recently by Sheona of Sewisfaction. I’ve always tried to take part, because it’s a good way of reminding me of garments …