Fayeraysews’ Juliette tie-back blouse

Sam Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review 1 Comment

You know those occasions where you have to dress smart-casual (what does that even mean?!), and you opt for the reliable “jeans and a nice top”? Well… this pattern might just be perfect for those moments! It’s sooo comfortable, and effortlessly stylish; and even better, really quick to make! I went with my instinct and made the top in a …

Fayeraysews’ Cross-over back blouse

Sam Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review 1 Comment

Spring has sprung here and it has me dreaming of long summer days and warm evenings. For this blog post, I chose the Cross-over back blouse pattern (which also comes with a loose-fitting jersey top with raglan sleeves) as the first of my summer makes. I made view A in a beautiful Liberty cotton lawn from Doughtys in a size …

*Dressmaker’s Ball Month* Fayeraysews’ Sophia skirt

admin Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review 2 Comments

This month our Simple Sew bloggers are showcasing very fancy frocks to inspire you for the upcoming Dressmaker’s Ball For this month’s project, I made the deceptively simple Sophia skirt – my outfit of choice for the party season. I knew straight away that I wanted to make it in one of the gorgeous jewel-toned silk dupions from Doughtys… but which …