Puff sleeve shirred dress

This summer dress is all about the sleeves. With its billowing dramatic sleeves and gathered “smocked” bodice, it is reminiscent of historical attire. Whether that be Renaissance or Regency in origin, I am not too sure. According to Mood fabrics, the shape of the sleeve most closely resembles that of a ‘Poet sleeve‘ (see theContinue reading “Puff sleeve shirred dress”

Shauna Coatigan – Free Pattern Review + Picture Instructions

This is a project I have been wanting to make for ages! A coatigan is a coat/cardigan hybrid. In my view it is a garment which is comfy and cosy like a cardigan but smart enough that it can be worn outside too. I know August is not when you would usually be inspired toContinue reading “Shauna Coatigan – Free Pattern Review + Picture Instructions”

Sewing a Tulip Skirt – Pattern Review

Hey guys, so this ones just a little post about one of my makes – the Tulip Skirt from Sew Over It. As you can see I went for quite a bold colour. Its probably the first thing I’ve sewn in yellow! Pattern: Good features Nice shaping – pleats at front and darts at backContinue reading “Sewing a Tulip Skirt – Pattern Review”