A post by: Elisalex The pattern: Simplicity 6563 (Vintage) The fabric: Winter Rose Viscose Crepe Just when I thought I was ready to switch off my sewing machine for the last time this year, ready to let the crayhem of Christmas and last minute work/life admin take over, along comes a fabric that’s too good to wait. … Continue reading Elisalex Sews With Winter Rose Crepe
A post by Jo (The Unfinished Seamstress) The pattern: Marshmallow Dress by Cocowawa The fabric: Sorrento Viscose Crepe on Bottle Green What do I want in a holiday dress? I want soft, glamorous, luxurious fabric, I want special details, and I want lots of room for mince pies and vegan cheese. Tick, tick, tick. As soon as … Continue reading A Green Marshmallow
A post by Fiona (Diary of a chainstitcher) The pattern: McCalls 7330 The fabric: Stretch Denim - Soft Indigo It is quite unusual nowadays for a RTW garment to catch my eye but a couple of months back I spotted a utility style jumpsuit on the high street and just knew it was the kind of clothing I … Continue reading The Perfect Denim Jumpsuit
A post by Josie The pattern: Eloise Dress from By Hand London (available as a PDF only) The fabric: Monkey Business Viscose Satin (SOLD OUT) The Sewing Machine: Husqvarna EPIC 980Q When I got this fabric I knew I had to make something really dramatic with it. And even though I vowed that my next make would not … Continue reading A Monkey Eloise
A post by Zoe from So, Zo...What do you know? The pattern: Elisabeth Blouse from Republique du Chiffon The fabric: Stardust Double Gauze Atelier Brunette As you can imagine, being asked to be a Fabric Godmother blogger/ambassador was an honour and a thrill, but having a free choice of pattern and fabric from their extensive inventory left … Continue reading The French Blouse
A post by: Josie The pattern: Lehja Dressing Gown The fabric: Inda Linen & Viscose Mix Now that it is November I think it is perfectly ok to start talking about Me Made Christmas presents. These take a little more time and thought than standard off the shelf gifts as not only do you need to decide … Continue reading The Perfect Me Made Gift
A post by Hannah from New Craft House The pattern: Lander Pants by True Bias The fabric: Raw Denim 12oz in mid blue I’ve been scheming about some denim Lander pants for the last few months and the arrival of Autumn spurred me into getting some cut. Anyone who has dabbled in jeans making knows how … Continue reading Seventies Vibe – Lander Pants
A post by Elisalex The pattern: Eloise - By Hand London The fabric: Pegasus Glitter Net & Viscose Cupro Satin I am many things in this life, but a less-is-more kinda gal I am not. I also wouldn’t consider myself an overtly outrageous person either, but a happily generous dose of colour, texture, sparkle and beauty … Continue reading Pegasus
A post by Josie The pattern: Roscoe dress by True Bias The fabric: Crane Beauty Viscose Lawn I am a huge fan of a minimal effort, maximum effect dress and this definitely fits this category. You can just pull it on and that is your outfit sorted, no need to co-ordinate a top and bottom. Plus, … Continue reading Roscoe Dress -The most versatile dress I’ve ever made?
A post by Rosie The challenge: Myosotis Dress by Deer & Doe The fabric: Edinburgh Gingham Cotton & Linen Mix Rosie is one of the fab duo behind New Craft House London. This is an amazing space in Broadway Market, East London where they run all kinds of workshops. 8 month pregnant Rosie picked out our Cotton … Continue reading Myosotis Dress – For maternity and beyond..