Wednesday, 9 May 2018

My Summer sewing plans

With the recent hot spell of weather we have had in the UK I have been really enjoying wearing some of my summer dresses that I have made in the last year. I would really like to sew up a few more to wear this summer and to take on holiday. Last night I pulled out these fabrics from my stash that I think I would like to make them out of.

I have 3 patterns in mind all of which I have sewn before and I am really pleased with.

Simplicity 2247 version C which I made last month using some light weight floral crepe from my stash.

These 3 fabrics have the most drape and will be perfect for the Simplicity dress. Although I have less fabric of the two pieces below so I may not be able to use these. If not I shall make something else with them and find some other suitable fabric for this pattern.

New look 6263 version D which I made several of last summer.

These 3 fabrics are all cotton poplin and perfect for the New Look dress. Although I do have less of the third fabric and I may not have enough for this pattern. I shall see how I get on when I start laying out my pattern pieces.


And finally the Kiomi dress from this book which I made at the end of last summer.

These 2 cotton fabrics are perfect for the Kiomi dress.

I think I will make a start first on a Kiomi dress.  I have just made 2 of the Simplicity dress, the floral crepe one that I have shown you and the 2nd dress is a for a product review for Minerva Crafts. I look forward to sharing that with you soon when my guest blog post goes live.

Thanks for stopping by and until next time.

Yvonne x

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