One of the best things about having a sewing machine and some basic (and I do mean basic!) sewing skills is once the weather gets warmer you can start sewing up those fab summer dresses and shorts!!
I had a dabble in this practice last year with great success, I made the dress I wore for my birthday, Fatima, my woolen sleveless shift dress for those smart summer evenings, and I put together a yellow cotton embroidered (or will be once it is done!) picnic dress.
This desire to sew summer dresses began when I spied the fantastic Sabrina dress on Burda Style last year. I did start making Sabrina but unfortunatly made it too small to fit, however from it I learnt to design my own patterns, a skill I put to the test on the other dresses I made.
So when I opened my inbox yesterday and the new Burda Stlye Newsletter was waiting for me with Sabrina on the front page the desire returned!
This year I am not only going to finish the picnic dress, but am also going to make a Sabrina that fits, a pair of the Ruby Shorts and the Kasia Skirt!!!! A lot to take on a agree but once the summer months come along and the days get longer Ill have to have something to do with all of that extra time!!!