Visit Creative Stitchers - There seems to be a lot of jumper dresses in the shops this autumn so thought I would add one to my own wardrobe! I purchased a length of a really good quality grey wool rib fabric at our local fabric store just recently. I am not normally a fan of … Continue reading Grey Jumper Dress
Visit Creative Stitchers - Needing a new dress for a 'Black Tie' dance I took myself off to the local fabric shop and purchased a blue allover sequin fabric. Because of the beauty of the fabric it didn't need a complicated style. I used Butterick pattern 4778 which I have had in my pile of … Continue reading Blue Sequin Dress
Visit Creative Stitchers - I recently made a gorgeous red silk dress for a friend of mine for her son's wedding in the south of France. The design was based on a Vogue jacket pattern by Belville Sassoon but I altered the pattern into a dress ............ like you do!! Made from a silk dupion I created … Continue reading Red Silk Dress
Visit Creative Stitchers - One of the most important part of sewing is taking time out for cake! This week we celebrated a birthday for one of the ladies on the dressmaking course. Unfortunately she was not able to attend on the day as she was feeling a little under the weather so we celebrated … Continue reading Time Out for Cake
Hi, I'm Sue. Sewing has been a constant passion in my life since I was a little girl, and that is a long time now!
With this Jacket I won a Stitcher of the Year competition with Love Sewing magazine, Sept 2016 - My prize is a wonderful Janome 9300DX overlocker