Evening Dress, Sewing, Uncategorized

McCalls 6569: Anniversary Evening Dress (The Muslin)

This year I made a decision, a decision not be to scared by fabric. For a couple of years now I’ve had some gold satin I brought back from Vegas in my stash and I’ve been so scared to use it having never worked with anything like that. This year it’s my tenth (?!) wedding… Continue reading McCalls 6569: Anniversary Evening Dress (The Muslin)

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

Sewing, Sewing Patterns

New Pattern Purchases (& Pattern Giveaway)

I appear to have somewhat of a pattern buying problem at the moment. I've recent added these beauties to my collection: And I have also added these two. Tim thinks they're horrible but I'll be the one laughing when I'm all snuggled up in winter in a lovely flannel gown! Giveaway Can you give the… Continue reading New Pattern Purchases (& Pattern Giveaway)