Simple Sew Sophia Skirt (and top)!

If you’re in the UK you must have heard about the dressmakers ball. When this was first announced I looked into getting a ticket to go. And then my husband ruined everything by pointing out that it’s at 7.00pm on a Friday night in Leicester which is a bugger to get to on the train from Scarborough. Even if I left work the instant I finished I would be very late and stressed.  I’ve decided to be jealous of everyone who is going and just hope that they do it again next year (on a Saturday please so us workers from far away can go!). Continue reading

Simple Sew Anneka Tunic

Hi everyone! I’m here to show you my March make (I know, I know) for Simple Sew! It’s the Anneka Tunic which you can get here.  One of the reasons why I’m so late in posting is because I did manage to make a right meal of it.  I want to reassure you though that this is an incredibly simple pattern that is perfect for beginners.  I just got a bit blasé and overconfident with it because it really is so simple!  I’ll explain later…. Continue reading

Simple Sew’s Palazzo trousers tutorial

Well this is all very exciting and quite a big deal for our little blog because I am a Simple Sew blogger! There are a number of us who have been added to the blogging list (Nelnanandnora, the Wardrobe Architect, Crafty Clyde and Coolarama) and we’re going to share some tutorials of Simple Sew’s patterns. First up for me are these gorgeous wide-legged trousers, or Palazzo trousers. The pattern is available here.

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