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bug and miss, gallery dress, pattern hack

Get the Bug & Miss Look!  The super talented and lovely Brooke from Bug & Miss has shared how she made the gallery dress into a reversible tunic. The reversible... Read more ›

leggings, pattern hack

I was making some leggings (pins) with a cuff today and took a few photos along the way in case you wanted to try it too! 1. Fold your pattern... Read more ›

gallery dress, my china doll, pattern hack

GALLERY DRESS TO BOODAH PLAYSUIT Turn the Gallery Dress into a Playsuit MY CHINA DOLL Style! Katy from My China Doll periodically takes custom orders via her Facebook page.  Pop over and... Read more ›

gallery dress, horris and deedle, pattern hack

GALLERY DRESS IN KNIT The fabulous Marnie from Horris & Deedle was one of my pattern testers and I asked her if she would test out the pattern in knit,... Read more ›

panels, pattern hack, swimmers

PIMP YOUR PATTERN: PIECED TOGS BODICE This post will give you ideas for piecing your ‘togs’ bodice to create different looks.  The togs are included in the Design Your Own Swimmers... Read more ›

little jem, pattern hack, swimmers

Samantha is the amazing talent behind the highly sought after LittleJem Handmade swimmers.  Sam took out 2nd place in the recent Pimp Your Swimmers competition and has been kind enough... Read more ›

pattern hack, sutures and sandpaper, twirly skirt

Visit the Sutures & Sandpaper blog to see how Kerry transformed the BOO! Designs Twirly Skirt pattern into a pettiskirt. Read more ›

leggings, pattern hack, skater skirt

To make your leggings pattern a little more fun, why not add a funky exposed elastic waistband?    Measure 1.5″ (4cm) down from the top of your leggings pattern piece,... Read more ›

pattern hack, skater skirt

FAIRYTALE PRINCESS SKATER SKIRT Add a gorgeous overlay to you skater skirt to create the ultimate fairytale princess skirt. Take your skater pattern piece and lay it face down on... Read more ›

leggings, pattern hack, skater skirt

PIMP YOUR PATTERN: SPANDEX SKATER SKIRT Want to use your spandex fabric and techniques from the Leggings pattern to make a funky skater skirt? Want a super quick sew with... Read more ›

georgie porge, overalls, pattern hack, pinny, twirly skirt

GET THE GEORGIE PORGE LOOK!   The talented Emma from Georgie Porge started sewing around 2 years ago, but only started sewing clothing in February this year.  The first clothing... Read more ›