Spring separates: trousers, top and skirt

As you know, I am a dress-addict and would wear (and sew) dresses every single day. But for the sake of diversifying my sewing, I have recently tried to introduce different pieces in my wardrobe. Last winter was all about skirts (here and here) to match my (far too) numerous knitted cardigans. For Spring, I […]

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A Spring version of V9253

I fell in love with the widely popular V9253 dress pattern last summer – much later than anybody else for sure. But the love has not left me since. So after sewing two summer versions (here and here) and two winter versions (here and here), let me introduce you to my latest and definitely very […]

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Sewing for Spring: my denim shirt dress

While I was putting my Spring sewing plans together a few weeks ago, I got a sudden and irrepressible desire for a denim shirt dress. Thankfully I had a tried and tested pattern in stock and I easily found the perfect fabric online, so here it is – waiting for the buttons was the longer […]

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Sewing for Spring: the improbable trousers

Incredible but true: I have sewn trousers! They are the Ultimate Trousers by Ready to Sew and I think I am actually going to wear them! My search for the perfect trousers pattern You know that I rarely wear anything else than dresses – skirts with hand-knitted cardigans at a stretch. I actually own very few […]

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