Delicate Lace Bra

Delicate Lace Bra by Pattern Scissors Cloth

In my stash there lies several metres of this fine Chantilly-like lace, so when I needed something non-stretch to mock up my new bra pattern it was the first thing I turned to. Isn’t it beautiful? I just love how delicate it looks, but in actual fact it is tough as nails! It has featured […]

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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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The Ruby Slip #8 – Finishing!

Today is the final instalment of the Ruby Slip Sewalong!  If you still need to download the free pattern or catch up on previous sewalong posts, check out the Sewalong tab above for all the links. By now you will have assembled the bias skirt and the lace bodice, so it is time to sew […]

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The Ruby Slip #7 – Lace Bodice Variations

If you are sewing the Ruby Slip and would like to use a narrower lace on the bodice – here’s how!  I’ll show you how to adapt the bodice pattern pieces, and also how to convert the princess seam into gathers under the bust – like this one that I whipped up in honey coloured […]

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The Ruby Slip #6 – Sewing the Lace Bodice

In #6 of the Ruby Slip Sew-along we are going to sew the lace bodice – isn’t it pretty?! Let’s start at the centre front.  Lay the R and L Centre Front Bodice face up, then lap the R side over the L, matching the CF dot at the neckline, and the CF notch at […]

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