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Fiona Parker
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Red Merino Aomori Twist Top
The new Sakura collection from Papercut Patterns had me weak at the knees when it was released earlier this month. I was seriously resenting the fact that a very busy month at work was going to give me limited to no sewing time! Knowing that I wasn't going ...

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Pattern Testing: Orsola Dress from By Hand London
Despite telling myself that I was going to leave pattern testing to one side for a bit so I could focus on my ever increasing sewing queue I saw the design for the latest release from By Hand London and couldn't resist getting my hands on it immediately! Th...

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Black Textured Rigel Bomber
Today I've got a jacket to share with you which has been worn pretty much non-stop since I finished it! It's become the perfect lightweight thing to throw on in the mornings over almost any outfit and feels like a piece of clothing to be proud of wearing ev...

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May Indie Pattern Update!
And we're at the end of May already! Where is this year disappearing to? We've seen the first hint of summer in London and the days are flying past yet my sewing queue doesn't seem to be diminishing...in fact after compiling this list I'm pretty sure it's l...

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Liberty Silk Crepe de Chine M6696 Shirtdress
At the start of the month The Fabric Store got in touch to see if I'd be interested in trying out a selection of their fabrics. Of course I jumped at the chance as I've been addicted to this store since I visited their LA branch 18 months ago and was blown ...

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The Vogue Cocktail Hour Sew-Along! - Floral Brocade V1537
Today it's my turn to share with you the outfit I've made for the Vogue Cocktail Hour Social Sew-Along in aid of The Eve Appeal ! I really enjoyed taking part in their Big Vintage Sew-Along last year and am delighted to be one of the bloggers spreading the ...

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Stretch Garberdine Flint Cropped Trousers
The project I've got to share with you today is a total departure from my normal silhouette and one that I thought could wind up a complete disaster for many reasons. But it turns out I love these trousers and can't stop wearing them! They are the Flint Pan...

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April Indie Pattern Update
I love it when the end of the month falls on a Sunday as it's the perfect day to relax with a cuppa, browse through this month's releases and get inspired to spend the rest of the day sewing! Plus if you're in the UK like me it's a bank holiday tomorrow and...

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Pattern Testing: Eve Dress from Sew Over It
I am pattern testing much less nowadays as it can be really time consuming when you do it throughly and to be brutally honest my sewing queue is so long that I'm never short of things that I'd rather be sewing! However there are some things that I just can'...

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Grey Merino Longley Cardigan
Long time readers of my blog may remember that I had three pieces of delicious merino wool from The Fabric Store last year that I spent an absolute age deliberating over what to make with. The green mid-weight knit I turned into a Neenah Dress and the light...
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