Urban Seamstress’s Raglan Ballgown Dress

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My latest make for  https://www.simplesewpatterns.com is the Raglan Dress. This dress was themed for the DressMakers Ball in Leicester, which I couldn’t go to but I know I will get loads of wear out of this dress, especially at Christmas! This dress can be made in jersey or woven and I chose woven, as I decide I wanted to make a …

Look’s Like I Made It’s Peter Pan Blouse

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The Peter Pan Blouse by Simple Sew is quite 60s in design, with its cute collar and its loose fitting, baby-dollesque shape. It’s the perfect sewing pattern for floaty summery fabrics. My choice was this lovely georgette from FC FABRIC STUDIO. Although it’s a plain block colour I knew its see-through factor could add a bit of interest! I’ve worked …

After Dark Sewing’s Lined Keira Skirt -Tutorial

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This skirt is a relatively quick and simple sew for beginners/intermediates, with its pleating detail and concealed zip fastening. The cutting out stage is a breeze; you need to cut a front piece, back piece and waistband from your main fabric, and if you wish to line it (like I have) you’ll need a back and front piece from your …