A couple of days ago, I went to a local store to buy a floor runner for a hallway. After looking for a while, I finally decided on one and proceeded to bargain the price –a common practice here in Singapore. After much arguing, I actually decided not to buy … Continue reading →
Summer is coming! It’s time to think about what you’ll wear for the season this year. Want to wow them at the summer office party? Then you’ll need something ‘on-trend’ and with lace, one-shoulder and asymmetrical dresses all being in fashion, I’ve combined to create a free little black dress … Continue reading →
This is a relaunch of one of our most popular patterns ever on So Sew Easy. This cute wrap dress pattern is fun and easy to make and looks great. The front has a cross-over bodice with pleats, there’s a straight skirt and an optional elastic waist, with a matching … Continue reading →
There are just now the first signs of summer coming here in Santiago after a long cold winter, so I was thinking about some warm weather designs this week. Here’s a pattern that will be great for all our friends here and in Australia and New Zealand where summer is … Continue reading →
Another free pattern for you today. Another quick and simple to sew dress pattern that looks good on lots of different body shapes. I know many of you will be feeling the chill as you are approaching winter, but that also means many are feeling things warming up and summer … Continue reading →
The town where I grew up sits in a valley over a mile (1800 meters) above sea level and surrounded by mountains. But if you found it on a map, you’d see we were not really too far from the sea. From time to time, we went to the beach in the … Continue reading →
The Red Prom Dress is the first of a series of free (for now) patterns for prom dresses that I’ll be sharing with you this year. I have based this pattern on the minimalistic 1990’s decade when strong shoulders and legs were “de riguer” assets (de riguer = required by … Continue reading →
This is the pillowcase party dress, a perfect project for those learning how to sew, yet still elegant enough to show off your new skills in a very flattering way. The other day I read a comment on the SSE chat group, I had asked what you’d all like to … Continue reading →
I’m delighted to offer you another free and easy dress pattern this month. I’ve been really enjoying wearing some cute dresses both during the day and in the evening. All too soon the temperature will drop below 80 as winter approaches and I’ll need my fleece and joggers (only kidding…) … Continue reading →
This pattern is a reprint it was first published in 2014 . I have another free dress pattern for you this month. I managed to pick up a couple of nice ponte knits in my local fabric store – shock – and wanted to use them right away so I … Continue reading →
A crushed velvet dress is all the rage this fall. This style usually means dressing in layers. Stockings, light coats, long vests, short dresses worn as tops –the possibilities are endless. The short dress for autumn is an essential piece of clothing that can take us from morning to night time. It … Continue reading →
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