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I am a mother, a grandmother, and a teacher. But whatever happens in my life, I keep sewing. I have worked as a political communicator and now as a teacher in my formal life. I have also written extensively on sewing. I have been a frequent contributor and contributing editor of Threads magazine and the Australian magazine Dressmaking with Stitches. My book Sew.. the garment-making book of knowledge was published in May 2018 and is available for pre-order from Amazon


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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Nightware suggestion Simplicity 9505

Sarah has thoughtfully sent me an image of her favourite nightwear pattern and I am inserting it here. Looks terrific. Just wish Simplicity was available still in Canada but will look for this somewhere online:


Anonymous said...

Last month I packed hastily for a 2 week trip and left out my nightgown, never mind a housecoat. Perhaps because all the extant examples around here are so faded and raggedy. You have reminded me of that debacle - I guess the next sewing projects need to address the whole night clothes issue!


Kathy said...

Thank you for your sewing thoughts and ideas! I have this pattern and wondering about fabric suggestions. I’m recovering from breast cancer and taking anti hormone meds, so that means hot flashes (again) and I live in Texas. Any ideas?

Unknown said...

Looks like there are four copies of this pattern for sale on Etsy: 3 in XS-S-M and one L and XL. One of the vendors is in Canada, but I'm sure any of the US vendors would ship it to you, too.
Thanks for the handy comments on your blog; I love your book, too. Jean