The Wardrobe Architect’s Chelsea Collection Blouse

Sam Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review 0 Comments

I’ve made the Chelsea Collection blouse before, I sewed it up as per the instructions and immediately loved the collar and the fit. I decided to make a new one and change it slightly to have a button back fastening. The fabric I used was kindly provided by Doughty’s and is their RST Cotton Tencil Soft Denim Chambray. It’s a …

Appleby Makes’ Batwing dress

Sam Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review 1 Comment

Hello again. I’m back, but this time with a slightly seasonally inappropriate make, but I love it anyway. In May I made the Batwing dress (you can find the pattern here), which being made from a sweater-knit fabric, I didn’t think I was going to get much wear from. I was wrong! The spring wasn’t up to much was it …

Fayeraysews’ Juliette tie-back blouse

Sam Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review 1 Comment

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 …