Monthly Archives: May 2014

FO: BHL Anna dress

In honour of Sewing Indie month I made the Anna dress from By Hand London. This is my favourite dress to date. I think my favourite dress is always the last one I’ve made. I’m a big fan of BHL’s sassy … Continue reading

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Artists Textiles and Horrockses Fashions

Last week I combined a talk on Horrockses Fashions at the Fashion and Textile Museum with a visit to the Artists Textiles exhibition at the same venue. The show features work by major 20th century artists who leant their art to the … Continue reading

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Me Made May week 3

Week 3 of Me Made May was quite eventful. The sun came out in London town and the temperature soared to 24 degrees. Finally I was able to wear summer clothes and liberate my legs from tights. I also finished … Continue reading

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Love Sewing Magazine review

I’m not a regular reader of craft or sewing magazines but thought I’d give Love Sewing a try. It’s just been launched and I was drawn to the dress on the cover of the first edition. So what did I … Continue reading

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Lucienne Day dress fabric

I was in the habby department of John Lewis Oxford Street this week and saw this dress mocked up on a mannequin. When I say mocked up, the dress isn’t actually sewn at all but pinned into the style you see here. … Continue reading

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Me Made May week 2

Yay, into week 2. Here’s a round up of days 6-11. Simplicity 2931 and New Look 6871 are pre-blog and wardrobe staples which I wear all the time. The New Look top is made from a lovely paisley Liberty Tana … Continue reading

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FO: Aztec plantain

This is my third Plantain top from Deer and Doe. Seriously this pattern is addictive. It’s so quick to make it’s perfect for satisfying a sewing fix if you are short on time. I made this from some jersey bought … Continue reading

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