Lizzie B’s Simple Sew Shannon Collection Dress

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I made the Simple Sew Shannon Collection Dress, and it is a big success! The Shannon Collection is a great pattern as you get four patterns in one: top, dress, shorts and trousers. The shorts and trousers are designed for wovens and the dress and top are designed for stretch fabrics. I have my eye firmly on the trousers as …

The Wardrobe Architect’s Utility Dress

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This month I had the pleasure of sewing up the brand new Utility Dress pattern! I used a gorgeous spotty chambray from Doughty’s and I think this is a wonderful pattern and fabric combination! The Utility Dress is a relaxed style with kimono sleeves, a sleeve cuff, elasticated rear waistband, gently pleated front bodice and skirt and drawstring. This makes …