Day Dress, Evening Dress, Sewing

Simplicity 7702: All Sewn Up – 60s Shift Dress

My first sew of 2015. A few weeks ago I put a blog up for advice, after I scored some gorgeous vintage style fabric from John Lewis in the sale, asking what your opinions were on the pattern to pick. In the end the simplicity won out. I wanted to try something different, something with… Continue reading Simplicity 7702: All Sewn Up – 60s Shift Dress

Day Dress, Sewing

Stacey Stitch Gets Social & 12 Month Pattern Giveaway

You may have noticed I've done a little overhauling on the blog recently. Not only do I have a fantastic logo/header thanks to the amazing Lucy Blue and a new layout, I also have those lovely new buttons with links to my social media accounts. Twitter Facebook Page Linked In Google+ YouTube Stumble Upon Pinterest Instagram… Continue reading Stacey Stitch Gets Social & 12 Month Pattern Giveaway

Day Dress, Sewing, Uncategorized

Simplicity 4697: All Sewn Up

October brought me to towards the purple cotton that I had in my stash, lovely against the Autumn colours of red, yellow and brown. I love Autumn, when the leaves turn and the mornings get frosty and you can smell winter is coming. I managed to make myself a dress that Prince would be quite… Continue reading Simplicity 4697: All Sewn Up

Day Dress, Sewing

Simplicity 4980: All Sewn Up

To kick back into sewing after a little absence I decided as I had a week off that I'd try something a little more testing than usual and went for this lovely pattern with a hidden collar and a soft pleat. I had some blue cotton in my stash so cracked on with cutting the pattern… Continue reading Simplicity 4980: All Sewn Up

Day Dress, Sewing, Sewing Patterns

Pattern Giveaway: And The Winners Are….

Thanks to those who commented on my last blog and were interested in giving those patterns a good home. Although there weren't many replies I still sued a random number generator for fairness. The new owners will be......*drumroll* Vogue: Christi and Simplicity: Sharon  Can you please email my your postal address? mrsbcrafty@gmail.com I'll get them… Continue reading Pattern Giveaway: And The Winners Are….

Day Dress, Sewing, Sewing Patterns, Uncategorized

McCalls 2440: All Sewn Up

This weekend just gone I cracked on with making the lovely (and not very different from a Swirl) apron dress from McCalls vintage pattern number 2440. As I couldn't find any teal fabric in my local shop I ordered online, along with some rather expensive, but very pretty, Michael Miller atomic fabric. It was all… Continue reading McCalls 2440: All Sewn Up

Day Dress, Sewing, Sewing Patterns

McCalls 2440: Sewing Project

I recently purchased this amazing vintage pattern from ebay. It was on buy it no for £8.99, it's rather more than I'd usually spend but I have been in love with this style of dress for a while now but without the cash to purchase one of my own. It is very much like the… Continue reading McCalls 2440: Sewing Project