Marie Stitched Up’s Grace Skirt Hack

Sam Doughtys Fabric, Hack, Pattern Review 0 Comments

Looking for a simple pull on elasticated skirt, Marie of Marie Stitched Up, choose the Grace skirt pattern and the rest is hacking history to transform it to a comfortable maxi skirt.

Look’s like I made it’s #sewthisischristmas Cocoon Jacket

Sam Hack, Pattern Review, Remnant Kings Fabrics 3 Comments

I had read a few reviews of the Simple Sew Cocoon Jacket and everyone seemed to be in agreement that the pattern is rather spacious. With this and my small shoulders in mind I went straight to the smallest size and cut a 6. I had ordered some lovely fleece ready for winter from the super cool Remnant Kings using …

Béa’s Stylish Shell Top Peplum Dress Hack

Sam Hack, Pattern Review, Tips & Tricks 5 Comments

I really like the Stylish Shell Top pattern. It’s been my go-to sleeved top since I first tried it last year. It’s a great canvas for pretty fabrics, because of its clean simple lines. It’s also open to all kinds of hacking. Summer is the time I crave easy pull-on dresses, that are cool and loose enough not to cling …

Susan Young’s Zoe Dress Hack

Sam Adding pleats, Doughtys Fabric, Hack, Pattern Review, Pockets 1 Comment

I haven’t written a Simple Sew blog post for a few months but now that Sam Sterken has taken over with the organisation whilst Gabby is having her maternity leave we’re up and running again. I had a bit of an idea in my head of what I’d like to do using the Zoe pattern which I already had so …