Shirred Dress Tutorial, So Easy!

I have finally come around to writing the long-promised shirred dress sewing tutorial! – utterly timely on 25th August, oh well… Anyway, this tutorial is not only easy and free but it should allow you to make endless variations of the shirred dress – maxi dress, midi dress, mini dress; dress with or without ruffles; […]

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Hacking the Albertine Pattern into a Summer Dress

What about some easy sewing for girls – small and big? Albertine is a dress pattern by Citronille which I started sewing for my girls and myself a few years ago in its original version with sleeves; but which I quickly hacked into a sleeveless version, perfect as a summer dress or as a nightie. And […]

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Making Beautiful Miyuki Bracelets with the Kids

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My little shirred dresses… or my new summer addiction!

When I like a sewing pattern, I just can’t get enough of it! And I sew it again and again and again… This summer, I fell in love with shirred dresses. All the more so that this is such an easy one to self-draft that you don’t even need a pattern! So here are the […]

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