Tag Archives: Dressmaking

Summer Review

I started the year really good, remembering to do a review of each month, but for the last few months I’ve remembered half way through the next month and then it seems too late! Let’s face it, we’re almost a … Continue reading

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McCalls 6696 Mark 2

I can finally show you a dress I’ve been making over the last couple of weeks, it seems to have taken ages, probably because I was being careful with pattern matching and seam finishing. It’s another McCalls 6696 shirt-waister, I … Continue reading

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Magnolia Summer Dress

I do like pretty summer dresses, I know I need trousers and tops, but I just couldn’t resist making this one first. I bought Vogue pattern 8997 pretty much as soon as I saw it, I love it’s simple, elegant … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May Monday

A day late but MMMay Tuesday doesn’t have the same ring… A week into MMMay 2017 and my biggest issue has been getting photos, with my chief photographer away at Uni, and her assistant busy at work, I’ve been asking … Continue reading

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A Dress for Easter … just!

It seems a while since I did any dress making, although in reality it’s probably not that long since I made my Coatigan. I kept promising myself that once I’d finished the Splendid Sampler quilt I would make myself some … Continue reading

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Lavender Duster Jacket

During Indie month over on The Monthly Stitch I fell for a few new patterns, you know what it’s like, they showcase a designer you’ve not come across before, you click over onto their site and before you know it … Continue reading

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Little Sewing Bee Week 3

If my offerings today are anything to go by, I think I would have been the one asked to leave the Great British Sewing Bee last week… We are up to episode three of the sewing contest and the challenges … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May Monday

Last month I made my pledge for Me-Made-May… ‘I, Margaret of ¬†thecraftycreek.com sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’16. I endeavour to wear one item of handmade clothing or accessory each day for the duration of May 2016′ Me-Made-May … Continue reading

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Eva Dress

A few weeks ago I saw a photo on a Pinterest page belonging to Laurie of Sew Exhausted, it’s a great page as it’s full of free patterns. Two caught my eye, one of them was the Eva dress, isn’t … Continue reading

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Archers Button-up Take 2

I was so pleased with my first Archers shirt I cut another one out straight away. The pattern is from Grainline and I’m pretty smitten with it! I’ve given a fuller review of the pattern in my post about my … Continue reading

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