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Darts Are Essential Shaping Tools

Greetings my lovely sew’ist friends – I write this on a Saturday afternoon and I hope that you are able to get in some personal sewing time for yourself over the weekend. My post today is about my most favourite thing in the world of pattern making – DARTS …. yes I just love them. […]

Donelle Top and Dress Pattern Tester Roundup Part 2

Hello my darling sew’ists and a happy Tuesday to all of you. I trust you are well and happy today. And a big THANKYOU for coming over to read this second installment of the Donelle Top and Dress Tester Roundup. The Donelle is such a glorious design and easy wearing due to its jersey base. […]

Donelle Inspiration and Influence A Father Daughter Story

Hello my name is Kim McDonald and thank you for letting me share my story about my dad Don. xx At school my friends and I used to make skirts without patterns, or draw our own and it was lots of fun. When I was 21 my dad brought me a sewing machine for my […]

Taylor Jersey Dress Pattern Tester Roundup Part 2

Good afternoon to all my lovelies on this inclement Thursday afternoon in Australia. We have had a bit of good rain overnight which is very welcome to us all. And a big shout out to you all for coming over to read this second installment of the Taylor Jersey Dress Pattern Tester Roundup. The Taylor […]

Taylor Jersey Dress Pattern Tester Roundup Part 1

Hello my lovelies and I hope that you are well, happy and laughing today. xx Thankyou for visiting with me today for Part 1 of the new Taylor Jersey Dress Tester Roundup. The Taylor is a modern gorgeous on-trend shape that is flattering and gorgeous on all figure types. Make in a medium weight jersey […]

How to Blend Sizes in a Pattern for a Fuller Tummy

Greetings to all my fabulous sew’ist friends from around the world and thank you for joining me here for Day 6 in the series of Clara Dress blog posts. I hope that you enjoyed reading the last 5 days of blog posts and if you have missed them here are your links. They make great […]