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Louise Perry
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Fit and flare success.
Hello. Long time no see! As many of you know, I have started on a Masters at University; consequently, I haven't been so busy in many a year: my brain is literally throbbing from overuse! Calm and meditative sewing has been the order of the day, to take the...
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School uniform Simplicity 8108
Hi all. I've somehow got behind in blogging some of my makes. I made the darling girl a new summer uniform at the start of last term, and she has worn it loads and loads. I forgot to Instagram or blog it - standards are slipping! I have another few makes I'...
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Summer shift: New Look 6145
Hello Friends. Summer is in full swing, lots of hot days, often too hot to want to wear very much. So, a new breezy summer dress was required. Disappointingly, when I first made this dress I was underwhelmed and felt it was a little "meh". I didn't even ins...
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Summer shorts
Hi all! It's June, how is that possible? The days are full of glorious sunshine and fabulous heat; it's with that in mind that our June project is a new fire and fireplace - what planning!!  In the meantime, here is something more weather appropriate: two p...
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Sweet dress book, floral top
Hello. May is being unpredictable in its weather: pouring with rain one moment, and sunny the next. It makes planning what to wear rather tricky! Throughout the Me Made May challenge set by Zoe I have been noticing gaps in my wardrobe: I need more jumpers (...
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Bunny Jumpers
Greetings from a lovely sunny Sunday early evening. Today's been nice, but the weather in May cannot be guaranteed; indeed, some days have been so cold we've shivered. To that end, I have made some soft and fluffy bunny jumpers for me and the girl. Bunny ea...
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Catching up with Cleo
Hello Folks, I felt I needed to post to prove I was still alive! It has been busy busy busy here. Kids are hectic as always, and I have been in the throws of applying for Uni, with essays and interviews stressing me out. The real hard work will begin in Sep...
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Allsorts!
Hi friends! Are you taking part in #MIYMarch17 on IG? It's really good fun: a series of prompts for things to go and photograph. One such prompt was "Stash Bust", and I proudly took a pic of a skirt I was making for the little girl, using up fabric left ove...
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An Anya bag for my Mummy
Hi friends. Long time no sew! I've been absent lately: lots of volunteering and soul-searching have left me a bit wrung out. Sewing usually helps my mood, but I find if I start when I am tired I just make a mess. I have been doing little easy bits, like cut...
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Felting Workshop
Hello. It's cold and foggy here, so I have been staying in and reading lots of Australian sewing blogs, warming myself up looking at all their sunny pictures! But today I braved the cold, and went out to do a felting workshop at Hove Museum. When I arrived,...
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