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Chardon skirt hack

I was determined to make a skirt out of this wool remnant bought from Guthrie and Ghani and chose to go with the Chardon from Deer and Doe. I only had 0.8 metres of wool to play with but being stubborn, … Continue reading

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FO: Plantain no. 5

I think I’ve made more iterations of this pattern than any other pattern. You probably recognise the Plantain tee from Deer and Doe and have sewn one up already.  If you haven’t why not! It’s an essential wardrobe basic and … Continue reading

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FO: The Refashioners – Datura blouse

I’ve been so awestruck by all the amazing transformations coming out of Portia’s challenge, I just had to take part. See here, here and here. Plus the prize package has some seriously good sewing booty. The idea is to rework a man’s … 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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FO: Green Plantain v.2

Sewing with knits is so satisfying, you can make something in no time at all. Fortunately, there were no freak accidents this time round. The only tweaks I made were to raise the neckline by 2.5 cm, decrease the bodice by … Continue reading

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FO: Polka dot floral plantain

Plantain fever is catching. I had to make one after seeing all these gorgeous versions on the Deer and Doe blog.  What’s more it’s also a freebie so you can get it in an instant. This is the ultimate quick … Continue reading

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