Stitch My Style’s Jackie O Jacket – Lining and Trim Tutorial

Simple Sew Blogger Adding Trims, Hack, Lining, Pattern Review, Tips & Tricks, Tutorial 2 Comments

  Hello stitching fans! It’s been a while since I’ve written a proper tutorial-style blog post but as this is my first post for the Simple Sew Blogger team I thought I should dust off my tutorial skills! My first pattern was the Jackie O’ Jacket – a chic and simple cropped jacket in the style of the great lady …

Béa’s Sewing Adventures’ Skater Dress (Sizing up tutorial)

Simple Sew Blogger Pattern Review, Sizing, Tips & Tricks, Tutorial 12 Comments

The Skater dress I’m new to Simple Sew patterns, but when I was asked to be part of the team, I was definitely up for it. So many lovely patterns! It was really tricky to pick a first choice to blog about. I picked the Skater Dress: I liked the lines of it, and it seemed like a very useful …

The Wardrobe Architect’s Lapwing Trousers – Tutorial

Simple Sew Blogger Lapwing Trousers, Pattern Review, Tutorial, White Tree Fabrics 0 Comments

The Lapwing Trousers (http://www.simplesewpatterns.com/index.php/patterns/trouser-patterns/the-lapwing-trousers.html) from Simple Sew are relaxed, drawstring waist, casual trousers. I made them from this lovely, soft Tilda cotton (http://www.whitetreefabrics.com/fabric/cotton-prints/cotton-print/tilda-cotton-print-fabric-autumn-tree-floribunda-lilac.html) from White Tree Fabrics. After laundering and cutting out your fabric, lay the front trouser pieces on top of the back and align the pockets, right sides together. This allows you to understand how the trouser pieces all come …