Pattern Reviews

Marbella (the dress not the holiday destination)

Like #Daphne I have recently 'found' Itch to Stitch patterns that are drafted so brillantly for a cup size bigger than a B! This is the second Itch to Stitch pattern I have used. I admit to being so excited by discovering them, I have a queue of literally all their patterns designed with cup… Continue reading Marbella (the dress not the holiday destination)

Pattern Reviews

My Ulimate Summer Dress and the Vaporetto version

I've loved Sew Over It's ultimate shift dress for a couple of summers now and have made several sleeveless versions, always lined in the perfect nude rayon from Sew Over It  https://sewoverit.co.uk/product/rayon-pastel-nude/ Using the lining makes for a much nicer dress which glides better over lumps and bumps and does somehow, help stop as much creasing… Continue reading My Ulimate Summer Dress and the Vaporetto version

Pattern Reviews · This 'n' That

Tilly and the Buttons Agnes Top Polo Hack

Bonjour! I’m still laid up with my ruptured Achilles, so I can’t sew at the moment, however… here’s one I made earlier! It’s the Tilly and the Buttons Agnes top that I made into a polo neck (pre-injury). I’ve made the Agnes a few times before and I think it’s a fabulous pattern, with plenty… Continue reading Tilly and the Buttons Agnes Top Polo Hack

Pattern Reviews

Something to keep the other half happy, to prove it’s not all about me!

My husband has searched for many years for waistcoats but being 199 cm tall has never found one long enough in the body. Some months ago, as we had an invitation to a wedding,  I used the opportunity to actually make one for him. I was impressed that he was quite keen on the idea… Continue reading Something to keep the other half happy, to prove it’s not all about me!