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Simply Sew Jackie O Jacket

This week I’ve been busy sewing a variation on the ‘Jackie O’ jacket. I bought the Simply Sewing magazine this month and it was the free pattern, I’ve not used one of their patterns before so I decided to try … Continue reading

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Measure twice, cut once

Measure twice cut once should be on a big sign in my sewing room… Yesterday was Friday Night Sew In over on Sugar Lane Designs I decided to finish off an outfit I’ve been making this week for our holiday, we’re going … Continue reading

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Making Christmas presents

I think I’m ready for Christmas…finally…Cards and parcels are ready to go in the post tomorrow and the last Christmas presents have been made this afternoon; I bought my mum some special handcream but I wanted to give her a … Continue reading

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Chiffon Gabriola Skirt

Well I’ve finally finished my Gabriola skirt in chiffon, I’m so pleased with it, it’s taken about a week on and off. I’ve also finally got the sizing right with the pattern! This is the 3rd skirt I’ve made from … Continue reading

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Butterick Pattern 3037

This is the second creation from the Goldhawk Road stash I bought in October. It was a complete impulse buy as I wasn’t sure what I would do with it, I just loved it! It’s linen with a digitally printed … Continue reading

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Homemade evening outfit

We went to a Halloween Ball on Saturday night, I don’t do fancy dress (there were some amazing costumes!) I decided to wear my black evening dress and velvet cape, accessorised of course by the little black embroidered evening bag! … Continue reading

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