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, …

Nel, Nan and Nora’s Palazzo Trousers

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Loose trousers and culottes seem to be dominating my sewing this year! The unusually warm weather that we’ve been experiencing for the last six weeks or so has definitely influenced my sewing choices and I’m enjoying wearing something more comfortable than skinny jeans. The Palazzo Trousers can be found with issue 18 of Sew Now Magazine or direct from Simple …