Great British Sewing Bee Book – Girls Dress


Series 2 of the Great British Sewing Bee came at a time when I was just venturing into learning to sew. I hadn’t been watching it and while everyone was watching Episode 4 on TV, I was catching up on the previous episodes in between finding free patterns and reading extensive tutorials and vintage sewing books. I eventually bought the book from the series and hate to admit, but I don’t think I’ve finished any of the garments that were in it.

When my nieces bought Great British Sewing Bee Book Girls Dressme flowers and showered me with hugs and kisses, telling me that they missed me, I suddenly had the urge to make clothes on a much smaller scale. I’ve never made anything for children before, so thought I’d give it a go.

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New Look 6217 – Skirt

New Look 6217 t-shirt kimono trousers skirt pattern

I visited the Wot-Ever Scrap Store in Welwyn Garden City again yesterday and found some more free fabric. You definitely need to check for any scrap store or recycling schemes near you for freebies!

Last night I decided to whip up a skirt using the fabric and used View E from New Look 6217.

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