Dressmaking tips for achieving the perfect fit!

Hilary Pullen Dressmaking Tutorials, Full Bust Adjustment, Great British Sewing Bee 1 Comment

We have some fabulous tips to share with you for achieving a better fit when dressmaking. When you watch the Sewing Bee’s being judged on their creations it all comes down to fit and finish, you need both to make your outfit look and feel professionally made. Most of us don’t have our seams inspected quite so closely, but having …

Bea’s Sewing Adventures Zoe Dress

Sam Full Bust Adjustment, Hack, Pattern Review, Sizing, Stretch Fabrics 0 Comments

I wanted a couple more dresses in my wardrobe, something shift-like in shape, that would be a comfortable wear but still look reasonably smart for work. I’ve seen several of the Simple Sew bloggers’ Zoë dresses, (check out Corinne’s version, and Sue’s three versions) and I thought I’d give it a go. My first task was to grade the pattern …

Béa’s Juliette Blouse – A Full Bust Adjustment

admin Full Bust Adjustment, Sizing, Tips & Tricks, Tutorial 7 Comments

The brilliant thing about Simple Sew patterns is that they really are simple to sew! I’m looking to add some plain tops to my wardrobe, so the Juliette Blouse was just what I needed, and I knew it would be a quick and easy make. There are only three pattern pieces- the body (front and back are the same), the …