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Lavender Duster Jacket

During Indie month over on The Monthly Stitch I fell for a few new patterns, you know what it’s like, they showcase a designer you’ve not come across before, you click over onto their site and before you know it … Continue reading

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Little Sewing Bee Week 3

If my offerings today are anything to go by, I think I would have been the one asked to leave the Great British Sewing Bee last week… We are up to episode three of the sewing contest and the challenges … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May Monday

Last month I made my pledge for Me-Made-May… ‘I, Margaret of  thecraftycreek.com sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’16. I endeavour to wear one item of handmade clothing or accessory each day for the duration of May 2016′ Me-Made-May … Continue reading

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Eva Dress

A few weeks ago I saw a photo on a Pinterest page belonging to Laurie of Sew Exhausted, it’s a great page as it’s full of free patterns. Two caught my eye, one of them was the Eva dress, isn’t … Continue reading

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Archers Button-up Take 2

I was so pleased with my first Archers shirt I cut another one out straight away. The pattern is from Grainline and I’m pretty smitten with it! I’ve given a fuller review of the pattern in my post about my … Continue reading

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Archers Button-up Shirt

I’ve been eyeing up the Archers shirt pattern for a while on various blogs so when I was down in Birmingham perusing independent patterns in the Guthrie and Ghani shop, it was the ideal time to finally have a good … Continue reading

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Another Fumeterre

I’ve just finished my second Fumeterre skirt from Deer & Doe. I love this pattern, it’s straight forward to make, hangs beautifully and is comfortable to wear…what more could a girl want! I made this pattern first last month in a yet … Continue reading

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Butterick 6258 again!

Last week I made yet another couple of items from Butterick 6258 it seems to  be the pattern of the season as I’ve now made five cardigans, two tops and a skirt! When I was visiting London last year I … Continue reading

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First Fumeterre

After having to abandon my last make (A shirt that just never went well from the start!) I really needed to sew something I would be happy with. I decided on a Fumeterre skirt. Fumeterre is a maxi skirt pattern … Continue reading

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A Snowy Sewing Day

I looked out of the window this morning and thought Yes! it’s definitely a sewing day! It’s the first snow we’ve had this winter, I like snow when I don’t have to go anywhere, it looks so pretty when it’s … Continue reading

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