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

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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 …

Looks like I made it’s Lapwing trousers

Sam Doughtys Fabric, Lapwing Trousers, Pattern Review, Stretch Fabrics 1 Comment

The Lapwing Trousers pattern from Simple Sew is a great start for beginners who maybe haven’t had a lot of experience making trousers. I’ll admit, in the past I’ve always been a little nervous about getting the fit right on a pair of trousers. is a great start for beginners who maybe haven’t had a lot of experience making trousers. …