I’ve sewn quite a few things for my daughter over the years, including a fair amount of ‘fancy’ dresses. They’ve all had some love but nothing, I repeat, nothing like the amount of love my daughter has for this dress pattern; the ‘Rosetta Dress’ by children’s designer Pattern & Cloth. It’s been the undoubted hit …

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Simplicity New Look 6205

I’ve always found it hard buying dresses for my Little Miss; she’s a good height for her age but narrow/slender. If we buy the right length, invariably the bodice is too big with straps falling off her shoulders, necklines gaping, armholes bagging. Knowing we had a family gathering coming up in a couple of days, …

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New_look_6334

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 …

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