Happy shorts – New Look 6100

I am not a lover of shorts.  Many year ago, when I was waitressing, the managers suddenly decided we all had to wear navy t shirts and navy shorts.  Not a good look for me (I’m sure I made what Mr D now calls “the face”) and I haven’t worn them since.     But look […]


Perfect summer top – McCall’s 6751

Oh, I love this pattern!  I’ve made a few woven tops, but don’t find them very comfortable.  I like the simple vest style of this, and the back is really lovely. This version is in a pale blue / grey patterned voile, underlined with white muslin.  I used the muslin because it was the day before […]