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Fabric finding and another Vogue 8710
Originally I had intended this post to be a quick 5 minute chat to myself about the Vogue 8710 top.  I had made this before and had in mind to make another version, I never got around to it, mainly because I forgot due to not finding the lace type fabric I ...
Fabric finding and another Vogue 8710
Fabric finding and another Vogue 8710
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Liberty Washi Tunic
shirring at the back I finished my Washi tunic, I like it, just like...  I wish I had done a bust alteration as it pulls and feels a little tight. I cut it out on the pattern guide but I wish I had made it a little longer, never mind, there is always next t...
Liberty Washi Tunic
Liberty Washi Tunic
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I blooming well did it!!!!
Well I have been sewing for just over a year now and I have learned a lot, I guess I would say I am an advanced beginner.  I can do straight stitching, have almost mastered bindings and interfacing but could I get shirring?   NO NO NO...  I tried and I trie...
I blooming well did it!!!!
I blooming well did it!!!!
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Buttons Buttons Everywhere!
This weekend I managed to finish (well almost finish) a couple of garments I have had in my unfinished items pile for a while.  The first one was my favourite and most sewn pattern (Butterick 4443) to date in a quirky button print cotton lawn fabric which I...
Buttons Buttons Everywhere!
Buttons Buttons Everywhere!
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Gertie for Butterick 6031 - Sew, sew then sew some more...
I just love time off from work to do what I want.  I am very blessed to work term time only (I wasn't calling it blessed last week when I worked approximately 60 hours) so for the next two weeks I have time off from the day job to sew, sew and sew some more...
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Another Butterick 4443
After seeing and admiring  Fiona's from Diary of a Chainstitcher's beautiful version  of By Hand London's, Flora dress I fell in love with the John Kaldor viscose fabric, this is very unusual because I am not really into floral prints but for some reason I ...
Another Butterick 4443
Another Butterick 4443
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Up and coming projects
I have a few projects in mind to complete over the next month or so.  I a looking forward to a mega sewing marathon over the next few weeks, I just need to get to Friday then I have 16 days off work in which I plan to fill with lovely fabrics and patterns. ...
Up and coming projects
Up and coming projects
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Stressing about Patterns
Over the past year since starting my sewing quest, I have acquired quite a few patterns, mostly paper patterns with a few PDF downloads from indie pattern makers.  It was getting to a point where I really didn't know what I have.  TIME FOR A SORT OUT! Over ...
Stressing about Patterns
Stressing about Patterns
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My first Washi Dress
Yes Yes I know the Washi dress/tunic pattern by Made-by-Rae is old news in the indie pattern circles but it is new to me.  I spent ages looking at other peoples versions and how it fit differently shaped women before I decided I really wanted it.  I took th...
My first Washi Dress
My first Washi Dress
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