Béa’s Sewing Adventures Stylish Shell Top – Funnel Collar hack

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I made the Stylish Shell earlier this year and it struck me as being quite an easy pattern to tinker with and adapt for different looks. I’d already added longer sleeves, the first time around. At the time, I also had in mind a hack for the collar, but I didn’t have enough fabric to do what I wanted, so …

Béa ‘s Sewing Adventures Shannon Dress

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The Instagram Takeover Dress The Simple Sew Bloggers team have had a ball during May, taking over the Simple Sew Instagram feed, for Me-Made May. My turn was on Sunday 13th, and I had already planned ahead what I was going to post, but then I changed my mind on the day absolutely on a whim! I’d introduced myself in my first post, wearing one of …

DRESSMAKERS BALL MONTH : Béa’s Sewing Adventure’s Skater Party Dress

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All this month the Simple Sew Bloggers will be making party dresses to celebrate The Dressmaker’s Ball coming soon on 12th May…  As soon as Gabby suggested a party dress month for the Dressmakers Ball, I knew immediately that I wanted to revisit the Skater Dress. It’s an excellent pattern for a party frock, with its V-shaped back. It’s actually …