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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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Sewing hits – Top 5

I look forward to reading all the end of year round ups and without further ado, here are my Top 5. # 1 – Gerard Coat It’s my second winter wearing this coat and even now I marvel at the … Continue reading

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FO: Self drafted pencil skirt

I bagged this funky fabric at a House of Hackney sample sale last year. House of Hackney is an interiors brand but they do clothing too. The fabric was a steal; I paid £2 for this remnant. It’s a double … Continue reading

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Cataloguing my stash

I have a modest stash and store my fabric in a cupboard and a few plastic boxes. So I’m forever going through my fabric to see what I’ve got. I used to keep a spreadsheet of all my fabric but … Continue reading

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Back to sewing skool – Ultimate trousers at Sew over it

  One of my resewlutions for this year is to make a pair of trousers. I’m completely clueless when it comes to sewing pants so I’ve signed up for this course at Sew Over It. It comes highly recommended by … Continue reading

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Made Up Initiative – my pledge

You are probably aware of this wonderful fundraising idea from Karen at Didyoumakethat and maybe taking part already. The challenge is to make something by September 10th in support of  the National Literacy Trust, a charity which aims to raise literacy levels in … Continue reading

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Liebster award!

Earlier this year I was nominated for a Liebster award by Crafty Little Bugger and more recently by Sewcoordinated.  Thanks guys, I’ve been blogging for over a year now and it’s wonderful to get a bit of recognition for my … Continue reading

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