Dressmaking · Sewing

The Top 5 Patterns On My To-Sew List

I gather a lot of sewing patterns. I have a monthly subscription to the delightful Love Sewing which includes a free pattern with every issue and I also have a bad habit of buying patterns I think are cute when they are on sale! As I have so many I decided it was time to pull my finger out and…… Continue reading The Top 5 Patterns On My To-Sew List

I Made That! Monday · Sewing · Sewing Fail

“I Made That!” Monday – A Second Unsuccessful Grace

Today I’m going to share one of my sewing fails with you all – part of creating this blog was to be honest about the not-so-great makes too after all! I made my first Simple Sew Grace dress a while ago, and while it was too small to fit me (minor oversight) it turned out…… Continue reading “I Made That!” Monday – A Second Unsuccessful Grace

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“I Made That!” Monday – Grace Dress

I know this is a day late and it’s not Monday, but oh well. Today I want to share something I made over the weekend. It’s a dress! Disclaimer: It doesn’t fit. But that’s not important right?! Let’s start with the details. Pattern: Simple Sew’s Grace Dress (Beginner) – Version B with ruffled skirt and…… Continue reading “I Made That!” Monday – Grace Dress

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“I Made That!” Monday – My First Moneta

Hey all! So today is a celebration for me, I made my first dress!
It’s not perfect by any means but I’m super happy with it! Firstly – it’s wearable (ha!). I went out in public in something that I made, which is a novelty for me!