Susan Young Sewing’s #sewthisischristmas Amelia Tea Dress hack

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The Amelia tea dress isn’t one Susan Young had sewn before but inspired by a friend who made one she remembered liking the shirred elastic midriff section. For her Simple Sew #sewthisischristmas festive make she selected a gorgeous rich stretch velour from Bobbins n Buttons and set to work on a stunning pattern hack!

Appleby Makes’ Utility Dress

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After a little bit of a hiatus (a blogging one, not a sewing one), I’m back with my latest Simple Sew make. This is the utility dress – a relaxed dress with kimono sleeves, a bound v-neckline, a half-elasticated and half draw-string (draw-strung?) waistline and of course, pockets! This dress has been on my radar for a while and I …