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1960s Dress – Sewing Bee pattern challenge Week 5

A lesson in precision. Not so much a case of “measure twice, cut once”, more a case of just measure, measure, and measure again! This is not a garment to … Continue reading

June 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chinese-inspired top – Sewing Bee Pattern Challenge – Week 4

This┬átop is based on the qipao, a traditional Chinese dress. It is an unusual asymmetric pattern with an invisible zip and frog fastenings. Ideally it would be made in a … Continue reading

June 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bra – Sewing Bee Pattern Challenge Week 3

This has certainly been the hardest challenge yet. Great admiration for all the contestants completing this under time pressure and under the eagle eyes of Esme and Patrick. Learn from … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Babygro – Sewing Bee Pattern Challenge Week 2

Making everything on the Sewing Bee Pattern Challenge to check out what would make a good workshop. Week 2 of the Sewing Bee and I’m excited to have made a … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chevron top – Sewing Bee Pattern Challenge Week 1

Week 1 of my ‘Sewing Bee Pattern Challenge’. Pleased with how this has turned out. I used a Merchant and Mills loose weave stripe linen. It certainly moved a lot … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment