Looks Like I Made It’s (Jersey) Ruby Dress

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First up a massive thanks to Sew Essential for this month’s fabric!! I had an image in my head of how I wanted my Simple Sew Ruby Dress to turn out and their lovely John Kaldor Ritual Jersey and soft stretch lace made it possible. I wanted it to capture all the things I’ve been going for with my projects …

Look’s Like I Made It Keira Skirt

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When I first spied Simple Sew’s Keira Skirt pattern I knew I would end up with one of two things. This pattern could either make a lovely flouncy summery skirt, perhaps out of some layered chiffons or floaty crepe, or take on a more structural form using a fabric with more body. The pattern’s main feature is its multiple pleats …

Look’s Like I Made It’s Shannon Shorts +++ COMPETITION!!

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I seem to have a habit for making the wrong thing to suit the season. Just as Autumn was coming in last year I made my first pair of Simple Sew Shannon shorts (free with issue 31 of Love sewing magazine) which I loved but it soon got too chilly. My first make after Christmas was the Butterick 5895 tie …

Look’s Like I Made It’s Peter Pan Blouse

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The Peter Pan Blouse by Simple Sew is quite 60s in design, with its cute collar and its loose fitting, baby-dollesque shape. It’s the perfect sewing pattern for floaty summery fabrics. My choice was this lovely georgette from FC FABRIC STUDIO. Although it’s a plain block colour I knew its see-through factor could add a bit of interest! I’ve worked …