So, May did a disappearing act on me and now it’s halfway through June!! I have a couple of makes to show you, the first is in keeping with my reuse policy. I made a pair of viscose border print trousers last year in South Africa and packed all the left over bits of fabric in my suitcase, bringing them all home. I was determined to make use of it!
I decided to try my new favourite pattern, 105 from Burdastyle magazine February 2016. The panels make it an ideal pattern for fabric that is in bits! I arranged the pattern pieces to make the best use of the remaining fabric I had, using the selvage edge of the border for the hem. I did pretty well and have only really small scraps left over.
I think this is my favourite version so far, it’s so soft and drapey! On this one I tweaked the neckline, making a small dart to stop... [read more]