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Simplicity 8606 Ruffle Wrap Skirt by Elsie Lam
MEMADE: Simplicity 8606 Gingham Ruffle Wrap Skirt

Inspired by the ruffle wrap skirt trend, I knew I have to make one for the summer. I'm very taken with this Simplicity 8606 pattern. This wrap skirt comes with various length with or without ruffle.    Fabric & Haberdashery  The corded gingham fabric is from Minerva Crafts...

Sew Over It Eve Dress by Elsie Lam
MEMADE: Sapphire Floral Sew Over It Eve Dress

  I made this Sew Over It Eve Dress for a Christening I was attending in early June, an excuse to make an occasional dress. Eve dress certainly didn't disappoint – floaty, feminine, romantic with statement fluted sleeve and a dramatic dip hem. This dress is also...

Closet Case Patterns Kalle Cropped Shirt by Elsie Lam
MEMADE: Pearl Closet Case Patterns Kalle Cropped Shirt

This is my first Closet Case Patterns review. I've been sewing for a little while now and it was time to make a shirt. Looking at my closet, everything is patterned! There's nothing wrong with patterns, I love patterns (just look at my trousers), it's...

MEMADE: Aloha Named Clothing Reeta Midi Shirt Dress

I love my Named Clothing Reeta Midi Dress! I originally planned to have it finished before my Norfolk holiday, but I’m a slow sewist. My lovely boyfriend packed my sewing machines in the car to finish during holiday as I anticipated a rainy day to...

MEMADE: African Sunshine Sew Over It Kimono Jacket

  I made this kimono jacket for my friend Christina. We share our love on makeup and African wax print and she really wanted something made from that fabric. As I'm not a very experienced sewist, I was nervous of making a garment with lots of...

Tiny Crayons Peony Dress
MEMADE: Tiny Crayons Colette Peony Dress

Peony has a bateau neck bodice with short or 3/4 sleeves with an A-line skirt with removable cummerbund style belt which can be made in a matching or contrasting fabric, closing with a single button in back. Colette patterns are made to learn a different technique...