Béa’s Sewing Adventures Stylish Shell Top Trapeze Dress Hack

admin FC Fabrics, Hack, Pattern Review, Tips & Tricks 7 Comments

If you look back over my makes for the Simple Sew Blog, you will notice that I’m a firm believer in making a pattern work hard! I generally make more than one of the same pattern, and I try to find ways of adapting it or hacking it, to make it seem different. There are many good reasons for working …

The Kaftan Dress by Eleanor from Nel, Nan and Nora

admin Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review, Tips & Tricks 3 Comments

After two pairs of linen trousers, it’s time for a change! Cotton lawn is a perfect warmer weather fabric – even here in the UK, where for once we seem to be having a ‘proper’ summer – and we’ve got a holiday planned where I might get to lounge a little around a swimming pool. The kaftan dress seemed, therefore, …