The Kaftan Dress by Eleanor from Nel, Nan and Nora

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After two pairs of linen trousers, it’s time for a change! Cotton lawn is a perfect warmer weather fabric – even here in the UK, where for once we seem to be having a ‘proper’ summer – and we’ve got a holiday planned where I might get to lounge a little around a swimming pool. The kaftan dress seemed, therefore, …

Susan Young’s Kaftan Dress

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Summer is (allegedly) on it’s way at last and so my sewing thoughts turn to summery frocks. On that optimistic basis I decided on the Kaftan top and dress as my next Simple Sew blogger review and this time we have Doughty’s Online as one of our generous fabric sponsors too. I have to confess I wasn’t familiar with them but when I checked …