Ministry of Craft: Develop Your Sewing Skills Course (Weeks 3 & 4)

Week 3 This week we started our pinny using some of the techniques we've learnt over the last two weeks, and learning some more. As everywhere seems to be having a remnant sale at present I headed over to plush addict and picked up some end of the bolt plain purple and some mustard cotton… Continue reading Ministry of Craft: Develop Your Sewing Skills Course (Weeks 3 & 4)

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 Ā£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