The Wardrobe Architect’s Utility Dress

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This month I had the pleasure of sewing up the brand new Utility Dress pattern! I used a gorgeous spotty chambray from Doughty’s and I think this is a wonderful pattern and fabric combination! The Utility Dress is a relaxed style with kimono sleeves, a sleeve cuff, elasticated rear waistband, gently pleated front bodice and skirt and drawstring. This makes …

The Wardrobe Architect’s Classic Culottes – Elasticated Waist Hack

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There are so many lovely culottes in the shops at the moment so this month I decided to make myself some. I have been embracing elasticated waistbands since having a baby so I made some small adjustments to the Classic Culottes pattern to turn them into elastic waisted culottes. To do this I did the following: – cut out the …