Looks Like I Made It’s Jackie O Jacket

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Before getting started on the Simple Sew Jackie-O Jacket I decided to do a bit of research. By now quite a few stitchers have made the jacket and everyone was saying a similar thing, it’s a little bit tight on the shoulders. After inspecting the pattern pieces it’s easy to see why. The sleeve piece is completely symmetrical where most …

Lizzie B’s Colour Block Tunic

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Hi everyone! I’m back and this time I’ve made a dress using the Simple Sew Colour Block Tunic sewing pattern. This pattern is a simple shift dress or top designed for woven fabrics. It closes with an invisible zip in the centre back and there are options for either ¾ length or short sleeves. The beauty of this pattern is …

Susan Young’s Utility Dress

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My latest Simple Sew blog make is the fairly recently released Utility Dress, an easy-fitting style with elasticated back waist, drawstring front waist and kimono-shape sleeves. I would say that it’s suitable for softer woven fabrics like chambray, cotton lawn, washed linen or fluid viscose-types, or soft woollens for winter. Having said all of that I chose to make mine …