Béa’s Sewing Adventures Stylish Shell Top – Funnel Collar hack

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I made the Stylish Shell earlier this year and it struck me as being quite an easy pattern to tinker with and adapt for different looks. I’d already added longer sleeves, the first time around. At the time, I also had in mind a hack for the collar, but I didn’t have enough fabric to do what I wanted, so …

Gabberdashery’s High Waisted VS Shannon Trousers mashup

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Hello seamstresses! I’m going to start with the ending and a massive spoiler alert… I LOVE THIS MAKE! OK now back to the beginning… I have wanted some high waisted wide legged jeans for ages and I was determined to make them out of Simple Sew patterns so I started with the fabric and was so happy that Doughtys, our …

The Wardrobe Architect’s Classic Culottes – Elasticated Waist Hack

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There are so many lovely culottes in the shops at the moment so this month I decided to make myself some. I have been embracing elasticated waistbands since having a baby so I made some small adjustments to the Classic Culottes pattern to turn them into elastic waisted culottes. To do this I did the following: – cut out the …