My Mississippi Avenue / Simplicity 8231 Sundress Review

I made a dress! It's been so long since I've done that; even longer since I've sewn one for myself that I've loved. But now I've done just that with Sewhouse 7's 'Mississippi Avenue' dress ... I knew I wanted to sew a summer dress - a sundress - suitable for this years' #sewtogetherforsummer sewing… Continue reading My Mississippi Avenue / Simplicity 8231 Sundress Review

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Tutorial : How to Sew Woven Adjustable Straps (and Shoulder Ties!)

Hello lovely sewing people! Now that the sun has finally arrived here in the UK my thoughts more naturally turn to sewing all the sundresses - this years' #sewtogetherforsummer challenge theme! (Click HERE for the full deets). I think we can all agree, one of the things that can be tricky with sewing a sundress,… Continue reading Tutorial : How to Sew Woven Adjustable Straps (and Shoulder Ties!)

#SEWTOGETHERFORSUMMER is Back! 2021 Community Sewing Challenge!

And it's back! You may recall last year, we dropped our yearly #sewtogetherforsummer challenge theme as the reality of the global pandemic hit; deciding to go ahead with a pared back #sewtogetherloungewear mini-challenge instead. (How apt that turned out to be). But with a new summer on the horizon, Suzy (@sewing_in_spain), Monika (@rocco.sienna) and I,… Continue reading #SEWTOGETHERFORSUMMER is Back! 2021 Community Sewing Challenge!