Gabberdashery’s Faux Fur Jackie O’ Jacket

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Hello everyone, I’ve been excited to post about this make for a while as I made it early December and I’ve been in love with it ever since! To be honest I have wanted a cropped faux fur jacket since my teens – probably since watching ‘Clueless’ and this pattern is perfect for that style! I love the shape and …

Looks Like I Made It’s (Jersey) Ruby Dress

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First up a massive thanks to Sew Essential for this month’s fabric!! I had an image in my head of how I wanted my Simple Sew Ruby Dress to turn out and their lovely John Kaldor Ritual Jersey and soft stretch lace made it possible. I wanted it to capture all the things I’ve been going for with my projects …

Nel Nan and Nora’s Serena Maxi Dress

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My Simple Sew make for August is perfectly timed for a summer wedding reception that’s coming up very soon. I’ve chosen the Serena Maxi Dress, made in a John Kaldor silk satin that I’d bought as a (bargain) cut piece at The Shuttle. We’re fortunate to have some amazing local fabric shops around Leeds and Bradford; this particular one has …