Category Archives: Sewing

March #WardrobeBuilder

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I have decided to follow along with The Petite Passions Wardrobe Builder Project. I had originally been planning to take part in Project #SewMyStyle but looking through it I find it a bit too prescriptive, they are listing one pattern each month and looking through them all I wasn’t taken by that many of them. Although #sewmystyle had discounts on… Read more »

My Style

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I am taking part in MIY March on Instagram and yesterdays prompt was style, which got me thinking about what my style is. Its always a good thing to know what your core style is when making clothes for yourself otherwise you end up spending time making something that never gets worn. My style has evolved over the years from… Read more »

A Dress Challenge: Jodi Bohra Part 1

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So as we mentioned in our Dress Challenge post we have agreed to design and make two outfits for our friend to wear to a wedding. The first one that we tackled was the Jodi Bohra. This outfit appears to go by many different names, depending I presume on the different origins and slight different variations of the outfit. The outfit… Read more »

Sewing Challenge: Petticoat

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So another on a list of things I volunteered to make for people… In some of our dance comps in the year there are Rock’n’Roll competitions and I volunteered to help a friend of mine out by making a skirt to match a leotard that she had bought. This post talks about what I have done so far to make… Read more »

A/W sewing plans – An Update

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Last year I wrote up some Autumn Winter Sewing Plans which I cant say that I got very far with! I did finish the neck line on my Aberdeen sweater but haven’t changed the cuffs yet. I now own the grey ponte for the Zephyr dress after winning £20 gift card from Tia Knight Jeans are still on my list!… Read more »

2016 Makes – 2017 Aims.

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2016 is over now and its time to look back on the year and forward to the next one. I haven’t found 2016 too bad on a personal level but as a year globally, what a year! But one good thing that a friend posted on FB is that we had no forces personnel deaths on operations, the first year… Read more »

#StitchingSanta Reveal – Pippa

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My apologies for how long it has taken for me to get these photos up but Christmas/New Year is a time that I don’t really spend that much time on technology. Lots of knitting and cooking etc. Here are the two #StitchingSanta presents that I received. First is my Knitting one from Hila at Saturdaynightstitch this lovely West Yorkshire Spinners… Read more »