The Kensington Dress by Hey June Patterns – the perfect girls dress!?

Hi! Proving that a sewing project doesn’t have to be complicated to tick all the boxes; the Kensington Dress by Hey June Patterns is as close to a perfect ‘everyday’ girls dress as you can get. Covering an age range of 18 mths to 10 years with optional neck placket or as a simple pullover … More The Kensington Dress by Hey June Patterns – the perfect girls dress!?

Chambray Shirtdress (New Look 6884) & a Snap Chat (How to Insert Prym ‘Love’ Snaps Tutorial)

  Hello! Well,  #sewtogetherforsummer has ended for this year; the winners notified and the prizes distributed but, curiously, I still wanted to make another Shirtdress! This time for my Pixie Princess – let’s face it, she’d heard me harp on enough about shirtdresses over the last few months she was bound to want one too! … More Chambray Shirtdress (New Look 6884) & a Snap Chat (How to Insert Prym ‘Love’ Snaps Tutorial)

New Look 6334 – Girl’s Nightgown (View D) Pattern Review

So I’ve finished View D; the nightgown.  At the outset, I assumed that this would be a really quick and satisfying project; it’s just four pattern pieces (plus the binding) after all.  However the minute I started cutting out the fleece I had myself convinced that I didn’t like working with this fabric at all … More New Look 6334 – Girl’s Nightgown (View D) Pattern Review

Girls Nightdress – Simplicity New Look 6334 – View A Pattern Review

I love this little pattern.  I’ve made all the views except D and E – view D is next on my ‘to do’ list. This pattern features a traditional nightdress, dressing gown and pyjama sets for girls aged 2-8. Oh and a blanket. The first time I made View A for my daughter Lillie, I … More Girls Nightdress – Simplicity New Look 6334 – View A Pattern Review