Victorian Blouse

Victorian Blouse by Pattern Scissors Cloth

If you look back on my Instagram feed, you’ll find a sneak peek of this blouse in progress way back in June 2017. Well it’s changed a bit since then! The blouse was never finished because I always felt something was not-quite-right, and after deliberating on it for a year (good things take time!) the problem […]

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DP Studio Le 604 Shirt – Sewing Details

Tucks on DP Studio Le 604 Shirt

I recently sewed this shirt (le 604 from DP Studio) and it has quickly become a firm favourite. The fabric is Liberty silk chiffon and is gorgeous to wear – I am an official addict of this fabric, and looking forward to cutting into another gorgeous piece that I have! As you can see by […]

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DP Studio Shirt – Le 604 – in Liberty Silk Chiffon

DP Studio Le 604 Shirt Pattern Scissors Cloth

It is not often that I buy home sewing patterns. When you spend your whole day making them like I do, why would you? But then I discovered DP Studio and why would you not! These patterns are exciting, innovative, and fashion focused – I bought two! I ordered direct through DP Studio, but found out later that […]

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5 Sewing Tips for April

5 Sewing Tips for April - from the archives of Pattern Scissors Cloth

Back again with more sewing tips from the blog archives! First up is a note on sewing those little triangles at the end of jet/welt pockets. In the image below, the end of the two jets don’t align perfectly. In theory they should, but in real life there is often a bit of fabric creep […]

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Sunset on Summer Kimono

Pattern Scissors Cloth Kimono

Summer is nearly over here, so what better way is there to extend it’s vibe than sewing up this tropical sunset print? This must be one of the longest term residents of my fabric stash, so I’m relieved to finally have it out of storage and into the wardrobe. Truth be told, I purchased this […]

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