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  1. Emily Rought-Brooks (verified owner)

    I really love these trousers! I bought the standard pattern and made them according to my measurements. They are a definite statement which I like a lot. I found the instructions straightforward and will make again

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  2. Mia

    Beautiful pattern! Straightforward to make – i confess I didnt even read the instructions in great detail. I followed Donna’s video and whipped it up in an afternoon. The darts on sleeve cap are rather unique, and very friendless for narrow shoulders. Love the shirred cuffs! The pattern is true to size for me. I didnt have to make any adjustments.

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  3. Helen Shaw

    This is the first skirt I’ve made and truth be told I’m not much of a skirt wearer. But I wanted to try something with a bit of swish to see if I liked the style. And I like it a lot. The paper pattern and instructions came in a practical wallet for storage and it even had a cute label to sew into the skirt! The instructions were very clear and there is a helpful video to go with the instructions so it’s great if, like me, you are learning how to sew. In fact with the video it’s like being in a virtual sewing class. If you want to grow your sewing confidence then I can recommend this pattern.

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  4. Andrea Miller

    Lovely easy to follow pattern and instructions with great results. I didn’t use the YouTube videos but it is handy having the references in the instructions for any of the more tricky bits. Thank you Donna, I will be making more 😀

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  5. Colette Bland

    Lovely blouse to make and I am a novice . Was really pleased to see how easy it was to do the sleeves. Really comfortable and stylish too. Thanks Donna for such straightforward instructions.

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  6. Amanda

    I loved making this coat, I started with the written instruction which are great but I loved loved the YouTube tutorial. I didn’t pick up the instructions after that. No need to wonder ‘how to’ the tutorial explains it all. I bought the standard pattern for the coat and found the make was bob on to the measurements. I had to make some adjustments to the sleeve as I am a little short but left the length as is as I wanted long. All in all it took me 15 hours to make.

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  7. Amanda

    I had the size:me’d pattern for making these. I did this as with trousers it is all about the fit and I am quite short. Standard patterns always have to be fiddled with – which I hate doing (#lazysewer) The written instructions were easy to follow. However, there is a tutorial which Donna presents brilliantly as she is a great teacher/explainer. If you’re buying the made to measure patterns, you MUST follow the tutorial on how to complete the measuring DON’T wing it.

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  8. Hazel

    Really easy to follow pattern. The YouTube is incredibly helpful. I bought the pattern, fabric and notions pack. The fabric is beautiful and sews really nicely. The finished dress is fabulous and I will definitely be making another soon.

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