Beach Kaftan

Beach Kaftan

Beach Kaftan Beach Kaftan I made this beach kaftan for a summer holiday in the south of France this year. Am not really a sun bunny. Nor do I care do get it all out with regards to my body. Just No! So this was great to wear over my swimming costume. It’s sheer...
Long Green Shift Dress

Long Green Shift Dress

Long Green Shift Dress   This Long Green Shift Dress is my new go-to style. It’s a light, forgiving and an easy to wear summer dress. I like that there are no fastenings, no sleeves to set and no collars. It’s ridiculously easy to make and quite difficult...
Shoulder Tie Dress

Shoulder Tie Dress

Shoulder Tie Dress This shoulder tie dress is the ultimate summer dress. It’s not much more than a big square of fabric, sewn together to make a tube. A bit of shirring at the top. And some shoulder ties. Tick. Done. You need: – fabric matching colour...
Long Black Shiftdress

Long Black Shiftdress

Long Black Shiftdress This long black shiftdress is really nothing more than an extra long T-shirt. I used a shiftdress from my wardrobe to cut the pattern. It’s made from what they called golf shirt fabric at the fabric shop. Came in a long wide tube. Have to...
Balloon Sleeve Dress

Balloon Sleeve Dress

Balloon Sleeve Dress I’ve made a bunch of shift dresses including this balloon sleeve dress which I will post over the next few weeks. They are beyond easy to make as I use no closures i.e. zips or button holes. The difference between a normal shift dress and...
DIY Summer Sundress

DIY Summer Sundress

DIY Summer Sundress This DIY Summer Sundress is made from an old sheet. Yip, that’s how things roll on this blog. Upcycle, recycle and make it yourself. I took the measurements from around my chest, just above my bust for the top piece – plus 6 – 8...

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