I had desired this dress from afar for a long long time – the Butterick B5353. The model looks so cool, sophisticated…and the dress so slimming and flattering. I felt as my sewing skills had come on some way in these last few months that it was time to tackle … Continue reading →
I LOVE my blog! When I started to sew back in November last year, I had no idea what an absorbing hobby it would be, and where it would lead me – to this site at So Sew Easy and even onto my other site at Moms Make Money. It … Continue reading →
If you have downloaded the Summer Drape Top pattern, you might be looking for the perfect knit fabric, or even several for a casual wardrobe this summer. I want to recommend to you one of my favorite online fabric shops, and one where I have personally bought some really great … Continue reading →
Has anyone out there ever bought a pattern from Lekala patterns? Nicole Lekala has a range of 386 patterns on her Craftsy page at the time of writing and is often adding more. But what makes Lekala patterns unique is the promise to draft you a completely personalised pattern based … Continue reading →
I am delighted today to share a version of the Summer Drape Top from Hannah at Hugs and Kisses. Hannah was quick off the mark and this is the first one I’ve seen published. Love that pretty butterfly fabric and I’m so glad she gave it a try despite … Continue reading →
The latest release in my range of free sewing patterns and tutorials – the Summer Drape Top. Designed for softly draping knit fabrics, this blouse is easy to make, flattering, cool and strappy, with tummy covering draping and a rounded hemline in the front. And I’ve made it with wide enough straps … Continue reading →
I was naughty and it was therefore my own fault that I got caught. There is no one else to blame but me and karma came my way and kicked me in the ass. I stole. Plain and simple. And I won’t do it again – promise. It’s just that … Continue reading →
Sometimes a piece of fabric just calls out to be made into a certain garment. And at the sewing shop this week, I came across a roll I hadn’t seen before. There wasn’t much left on it, but the fabric was so unusual, and so perfect for what I had … Continue reading →
Introducing an EPIC list of free skirt sewing patterns. I KNOW you all love free patterns – its the most searched for area of my site. And you LOVE the Pinterest Group Board where you all share your favorite free sewing patterns. And the Free Dress Patterns List was the … Continue reading →
I’m making a dress. Its from a commercial pattern, and its for an upcoming wedding I’ll be going to next month. Knowing how pattern sizing is always off, I’ve made a test from some dollar fabric to see how it fits. According to the pattern envelope, I should be between … Continue reading →
I’ve been here a little while now, and I’ve had a few comments and emails asking about where I live and what life is like here in the Cayman Islands. There is an About Me page you can take a look at, and you can see my silly profile photo … Continue reading →
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