*Dressmaker’s Ball Month* Fayeraysews’ Sophia skirt

admin Doughtys Fabric, Pattern Review 2 Comments

This month our Simple Sew bloggers are showcasing very fancy frocks to inspire you for the upcoming Dressmaker’s Ball For this month’s project, I made the deceptively simple Sophia skirt – my outfit of choice for the party season. I knew straight away that I wanted to make it in one of the gorgeous jewel-toned silk dupions from Doughtys… but which …

Hobbling Handmade’s Sophia Top and Skirt

admin Adjusting neckline, FC Fabrics, Hack, Pattern Review, Tips & Tricks, Tutorial 1 Comment

Hello! Today I’m going to chat about my Sophia top and skirt set, and talk you through how I made a v-neck back adjustment. So if you’re interested, read on! I used some very snazzy paisley cotton from FC Fabric Studio, which was in a lovely deep burgundy colour. I thought that the fabric would work very nicely for the …

DRESSMAKERS BALL MONTH : Appleby Makes’ Sophia party outfit!

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All this month the Simple Sew Bloggers will be making party dresses to celebrate The Dressmaker’s Ball TONIGHT – here is the last one…  The Dressmaker’s Ball is tonight and I’m gutted that I can’t go. I’ve decided to be jealous of everyone who is going and just hope that they do it again next year, hopefully on a Saturday so us …