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Linda P
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Sewing Saves .........
Rather an ambiguous title for my my most recent scribbling, - apologies for the sparseness of posts, what with working, working out, and life generally, (including fitting in some sewing) the blog seems to have fallen by the wayside somewhat. Saving money b...

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Spiffing Tea Dress
So, last year was a time to discover vintage festivals and events and, as such, there obviously needed to be relevant things to wear to said events.      The event in question for this blog post was  The Chap Olympiad   - a thoroughly silly, err, I mean spi...

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Fabric and Vintage Style Ready - Check
Sometimes find a bargain and other times you find a real  bargain.  I'm sure you've guessed by now that this is what happened to me and you'd be exactly right.  Well the vintage style is almost always ready but this time the fabric was ready for a long time...

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First 2016 Sewing Resolution, Ticked Off
I do love an online sewing challenge, when I have time to take part,  so when House of Pinheiro threw down the gauntlet on Instagram for Sewvember  it gave me a kick in my proverbial design butt to put a coat on my project list for 2016. This is NOT the coa...

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Flutter By in Yellow
Sometimes you just find the perfect fabric.  Then you realise it's not gong to be that easy to work with. What's a seamstress to do? Well this fabric find was from my local and l loved it so much that, after buying it in yellow, I went back for more and bou...

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Love Sewing? You should with this pattern
As any of you who follow my posts will know,  most of my makes come from patterns in my stash of Burdas and Patrones.  So,  I took a little diversion when I found an ultra glam and versatile pattern from UK sewing magazine Love Sewing .  So special was this...

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Glam Slam Repairs
In a diversion from my usual sewing posts,today I'd like to offer inspiration on a little shoe glamour. Do you have a pair of washed up shoes that you really don't want to throw out? What to do?  I'm really not sure how the colour wore off the heels of my ...

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Fools and Fabric
What;s in a title?  Not what you'd think for this blog post as the Fools and the Fabric are really a bit of alliteration aside to the main matter. Really it's about a home made dress but let's start at the beginning when I purchased some green hawaiian type...

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Its All About Tea
Well that was a long tea break - more like a hibernation really - but that's the British winter for you. My poor old blog has been a bit neglected due to my sewing up a storm over the winter months and all sorts of fun things I'd planned in my calendar.  I'...

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Me Made May 2015
Yikes, where did that 11 months go? It doesn't seem so long ago I signed up for my first ever Me Made May in 2014 and in a flash, was feeling a little lost at not being able to share daily garments with worldwide friends when it came to the end.  So, I'm gl...
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