Simplicity 1364 Summer Top

As part of the Simplicity Bloggers challenge I decided to enter the Best Vintage Make category. This was based upon the Simplicity 1364 pattern , which was supplied free of charge to entrants. One of the rules of the challenge was that bloggers could modify the pattern in any way they liked. So, my aim was to modify option […]

Patterns arrived

I’m planning to enter the Simplicity competition that is currently open, where they are searching for the Simplicity Star Sewist.

First stage is complete as the two patterns for the categories I plan to enter have arrived. 🙂



I’ve also been doing some thinking on exactly what I might make with them, and from what fabric.

Let the creativity begin….



The dress that started it all

I thought it was worth turning the clock back to my wedding, 3 years ago to show you the dress that started my interest in sewing again.

Having not sewn for many years, and even then only made a few things, I decided that I’d make my own wedding dress. Hopefully you’ll agree that the hours of effort worked out well – it was certainly a challenge for my starting project.