Monthly Archives: December 2014

Designer fabric sales

I went to a House of Hackney sample sale a few weeks ago and picked up these goodies. Two pieces of spongey double-faced knit fabric (third from left). I think it might be scuba fabric and it was a steal … Continue reading

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Back to the 80’s – Vintage pattern pledge no. 2

I found this pattern in a charity shop and paid 50p for it. Judging from the photos on the front, you’d think they’d be giving it away. I can see Alexis or Crystal rockin’ one of these frocks. The sleeves … Continue reading

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FO: Hollyburn skirt – snatching sewing victory from the jaws of my overlocker

This skirt nearly ended up in the bin. I had an accident whilst overlocking my seams and this happened. WTF, nooooooo!!!!!! It was my first time sewing with denim and I was not used to how unwieldy the fabric can … Continue reading

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Stash bustin – barkcloth cushion

I made this cushion from some vintage barkcloth in my stash. I picked it up my at my first ever sewing meet up. I was thrilled to get it as I’m a big fan of barkcloth. The fabric was originally … Continue reading

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