Looks like I made it’s Miranda T-shirt

Sam Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review, Stretch Fabrics 1 Comment

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 …

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. …

Susan Young’s Zoe Dress Hack

Sam Adding pleats, Doughtys Fabric, Hack, Pattern Review, Pockets 1 Comment

I haven’t written a Simple Sew blog post for a few months but now that Sam Sterken has taken over with the organisation whilst Gabby is having her maternity leave we’re up and running again. I had a bit of an idea in my head of what I’d like to do using the Zoe pattern which I already had so …