Whoops, Another Hobby…

I’m not sure what inspired me to suddenly ‘need’ a knitting machine. It is not because I needed another hobby – I already have too many and not enough hours in the day! Was it the desire to learn something new? A way of using up all the yarn I have acquired? One thing I […]

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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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