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 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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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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Denim Sailor Pants

Pattern Scissors Cloth - Denim Cropped Sailor Pant

A pair of wide leg cropped jeans has been on my to-do list for a while, and finally I can tick that box. Well almost – my original plan was to give this denim a distressed finish, but that goes against my gut instinct to attack these with sandpaper and stuff when I spent so […]

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Burgundy Floral Dress

Pattern Scissors Cloth Burgundy Floral Dress

I made an old dress! If you read this blog back in the day you might recognise this design, as I first made it in a blue geometric print cotton back in 2012.  That dress was worn to death over several summers and I remember it being so comfortable in the heat. Although I still […]

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