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Rose Black
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My AnnaLotte Dress
An Anna/Charlotte dress With this dress, the fabric definitely came first. Usually I have an idea in my mind about the kind of dress I want to make, and then go in search for the right fabric. But this time, as soon as Caroline from Blackbird Fabrics posted...

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Making a Quick & Easy Mug Hug
I made tonnes of Christmas presents this year for various friends and family. Small fabric things are nice and light to send back to ol' Blighty, and my colleagues love it when I make them things. It's still a big novelty for them! These mug hugs are quick ...

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I heart Seamwork
Seamwork. Just Seamwork. I have subscribed to Seamwork Magazine since the very beginning, and it is exciting to wake up on the first of each month to see what articles and delightful patterns are in store for us. And do you know what made me love it even mo...

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Secret Shorts
I have had my eye on the Tania  culottes by Megan Nielsen for a long time. I have seen many cool versions in the blog world, and I love the simplicity of Meg's patterns. But I'm not going to lie, the main reason that I really wanted to make these culottes i...

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Papercut Patterns Sigma Dress
Making dresses in one of my favourite things at the moment. I'm not sure why, but I think I find them the most rewarding because once you've made a dress, you have a whole outfit ready to go!  I absolutely adored this fabric when I first saw it on the Black...

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Sewing Recap
I haven't blogged for a really long time... but it's not because I haven't been busy making at all! So I thought that I would do a quick recap of some of the things that I made way back in the summer so that I have them documented, and also to remind me tha...

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Myrtles Mark 1 & 2
Two Myrtles I think that these two dresses, my woven Myrtles from Colette Patterns, are probably the most favourite things of all of the things that I have made. A bold statement, I know! But, I just totally love how easy they are to make, how quickly they ...

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A Bow Bag for Becky
Bow clutch bag I made this lovely bow purse for my fabulous friend Becky as a belated Birthday present. Mailing stuff over to the UK is expensive so it’s nice to be able to make something that is extra special to send.  For the main body of the bag and cons...

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Wardrobe Architect Update!
I really enjoyed doing the first month of challenges for the Wardrobe Architect and I really did learn a lot about what shapes I like and what I actually feel comfortable, and more importantly, confident wearing. I spent practically a whole afternoon browsi...

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Paper Bag Skirt
Paper Bag Skirt & Colette Sorbetto I just love love love this style of skirt, as it is super comfortable and now I love it even more as this pattern from Salme Patterns was so quick to whip up! I used to have a similar skirt from Topshop but it just didn’t ...
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