Tag Archives: dresses

Sew When it’s Hot

Model wearing beach dress in blue rayon made from Petite Plus Patterns 401 Nightgown PJs

In the heat of the day, savvy sewers find a cool place to sew. There’s still time to sew up a cool ensemble! One of our favourite patterns for a summer quickie is #401 Nightgown PJ. Don’t be fooled by its name; you can sew a whole lot more than sleepwear with this versatile pattern. […]

Beat the Heat and the Dreaded Chub Rub

Bike Short-Knickers as worn under Easy Dress

When the Heat Rises, the Inner Thigh will Chafe We love a loose dress when the weather gets balmy but for many of us, inner thigh chafing or burn – the dreaded “chub rub” is too painful a reality. Bike Shorts to the Rescue Enter an undergarment often called a bike short. Bike shorts started […]