MAVEN MAKERS | Kitty in the snow

    #MAVEN MAKERS | Kitty in the snow I’m so pleased to be able to share with you Marie-Fleurine’s Kitty dress. As soon as I saw these pictures of Fleurine, wearing her Kitty dre...

#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...