McCalls M6044 Father's Day Shirt | Castle Check Cotton Shirting - Olive | front | Holm Sown

McCalls M6044 – Father’s Day Shirt

So this year for Father’s Day I decided to make my Dad a shirt.  Amazingly he actually got it on Father’s Day; based on my track record he usually gets his gifts at least a year after they were due! The pattern I’ve had McCalls M6044 in my stash for a while with the purpose…

Holm Sown: McCalls M7407 by Melissa Watson - Swing Tee // fabric: retro ripple viscose jersey // side flare detail

McCalls 7407 Swing Tee

When Heather Lou of Closet Case Patterns released the Ebony Tee I really liked the swing shape of it, and I came in mind of McCalls M7407 which is a very similar design but just has a set-in sleeve option (the Ebony also comes with a raglan sleeve). The pattern McCalls M7407 is a Melissa…

McCalls 6659 Spotty Pyjama Set For Spring | Holm Sown

McCalls 6659 Spotty Pyjama Set For Spring

The weather at the moment seems to be struggling to commit to moving forward to Spring.  Just when I think things are on the up, the temperature plummets and the rain moves in – brrr!  Anyway, not one to be deterred, I’m ready for Spring when it arrives with my new short pyjama set –…

McCalls M6436 Christmas Shirt - front | Holm Sown

McCalls 6436 Christmas Shirt

Every year I like to sew something Christmassy to wear. I’ve been hoarding this lovely Liberty of London tana lawn in the classic Wiltshire print for some time. To me it just shouts Christmas! The pattern This is my first time sewing McCalls 6436 – described as a ‘loose fitting button up shirt with cup-sized…