#MAVENMAKERS | The French Dart Shift

I have a little collection of FRENCH DART SHIFTS by #MAVENMAKERS to share today. All of these lovely talented ladies have made The French Dart Shift dress pattern and each one is completely different...

How to Lower a Bust Dart Tutorial

HOW TO LOWER A BUST DART TUTORIAL Let’s talk darts first, I do love a good dart! A good dart takes away fullness where we don’t want it, enhancing our lovely shapes! A bad dart, well doesn’t. It...

#MAVENMAKERS | The Maria Wrap Apron

  #MAVENMAKERS | The Maria Wrap Apron A very delighted @Frivolous_K shared this picture of her and her Mum wearing their Maria Wrap Aprons. I love that Kathryn used the hashtag #apronvictory! (A...

#MAVENMAKERS | The Kitty Dress

  The Kitty Dress Jayne of The Stitching Magpie has made a wonderful Kitty Dress in the most delicious dark Indigo denim… with the most perfect topstitching too! You can follow Jayne on Ins...

Sewing The French Dart Shift in jersey!

I may have mentioned I like to get some mileage out of my patterns and when I was asked about sewing The French Dart Shift in jersey, a Ponte Roma knit to be specific,  I thought let’s see! (...

Lengthen a Sleeve

A quick little pattern hack to lengthen a sleeve. I’ve lengthened the short sleeve from The French Dart Shift pattern to a 3/4 length sleeve, with finished measurements of 44cm long and a hem ci...

The Bicep Adjustment Tutorial

Hello! What’s a bicep adjustment I hear you ask? Because it sound painful. It’s not, no biceps were harmed in the making of this tutorial… So the question is, how are your sleeves fi...

The Kitty Dress – pattern features

Thanks for all your kind words about the new Kitty dress pattern! It’s always a little scary putting a bit of yourself out into the world, but I’m so delighted to be part of the sewing co...