mccalls 2440

I spent the weekend sewing this beauty up on my new machine. I used a lovely medium weight teal cotton edged with Michael Miller atomic cotton bias binding (all made by me…my first foray into bias binding!) If you’d like to find out more, please check out my blog, any help and advice would be [...]


Okay, don’t laugh–this is one of my “modern” patterns. I’m not kidding. Apart from a handful of genuinely modern patterns, that this is copyright 1961 makes it the most recent pattern I have. It was nicknamed “Polly Esther” because it’s made from–drum roll, please–a pink cotton-polyester bedsheet and cotton-polyester gingham trim. I normally use 100% [...]