All Posts By: Mary-Ellen

The Boatneck Dress

I bought Gertie’s Jiffy Dress book back at the outset of the lockdown in March 2020 when I started dressmaking. It was this book which pretty much taught me everything I know about basic sewing. I previously made this pattern when I wasn’t all that attune to making alterations and perfecting the fit so I […]

October 2021 Sew Diary

Given that it’s November 15th, and I’m only now getting the opportunity to sit and write up my makes for October, it surprises me that I managed to get much made at all. It has been a much quieter month for me, sewing wise, for reasons I won’t go into here. Nevertheless, there are some […]