The Sagebrush top [Friday Pattern Company] – A perfect summer top!

The Sagebrush top, a pattern from Friday Pattern company, is a breezy blouse designed for woven fabrics with a gorgeous ruffle across the front and statement sleeves. It has a wide size range from XS to 7X and is suitable for beginner sewers. Its a pattern I’ve had my eye on for quite some time,Continue reading “The Sagebrush top [Friday Pattern Company] – A perfect summer top!”

My Indigo Dresses [Tilly and the Buttons] Pattern Thoughts

I’m really happy to share one of my current favourite sewing patterns – the Indigo dress from sewing pattern company ‘Tilly and the buttons’. I’ve now made 2 of these; a top version and a 2 tier dress version; both of which I am so happy with. The indigo dress is a smock style topContinue reading “My Indigo Dresses [Tilly and the Buttons] Pattern Thoughts”

Sewing Project: Tote Bags

I recently upgraded my sewing machine from a brother LS14 to a Janome J3-20, and I knew that I wanted a quick project to try out the new machine, and get used to the “feel” of sewing with a new machine. I chose to use this beautiful green fabric that I’ve actually had in myContinue reading “Sewing Project: Tote Bags”

Sewing Project: Zipper Pouches

Pattern: Video Tutorial by Melly Sews (YouTube) Fabric: Mixed Fat quarters and fabric remnants from my stash In order to practise and improve my basic sewing skills, I decided to do some smaller sewing projects, and I started with zippered pouches – perfect for using up fat quarters and its always useful to have storageContinue reading “Sewing Project: Zipper Pouches”

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