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GBSB casual trousers

  On top of wearing an item of handmade everyday in May, I challenged myself to make a pair of trousers by the end of the month. I confess I had intended to make a Burda pattern but the toile was an … Continue reading

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GBSB woven shift dress v.2

Recently I’ve been re-visiting patterns soon after my first make as it’s easier to fix any design or fit issues whilst construction is still fresh. If I go back to a pattern after a few months, I’ve usually forgotten if changes … Continue reading

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Great British Sewing Bee woven shift dress

One of my sewing goals for 2015 was to make a shift dress. They’re so easy to wear and I love my RTW versions. My first choice was Colette’s Laurel pattern but when I saw this woven shift in the latest … Continue reading

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Unselfish sewing – GBSB tee and batwing top

I very rarely sew for other people and if I do it’s usually a baby gift. However my sister had a big birthday coming up so I decided to make something for her. She’s also the person who patiently takes blog … Continue reading

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The Great British Sewing Bee pencil skirt

This is a timely make, as the second series of the Great British Sewing Bee starts on Tuesday 18th February and I cannot wait.  I made this skirt with fabric left over from my Burda jacket. I’d used so little of … Continue reading

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