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2015 Sewing

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Last week I didn’t have a very productive week, at least it didn’t feel like that, thank you to everyone who told me that they thought I had been productive. It made me think about what aims we set for ourself. Within the sewing/blogging community it can be very easy to see other people churning out garments one after another… Read more »

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Seamwork Oslo

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Another Seamwork pattern that I have made multiple times is the Oslo cardigan, unfortunately I only have my version left to be able to take photographs of as the other two were given as gifts to Nikki and my Mother. I made this up in a lovely open knit fabric from Tia Knight, which unfortunately got washed a little too… Read more »

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Making time for sewing

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Reading Sewaholics post about making time for different hobbies and being sat here reading blogs early in the morning thinking that I need to get up and do things I think that I’m going to have to follow in Anneke’s footsteps and start scheduling in my time more… To be able to do this I need to work out what… Read more »

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My Latin dress: The fringing

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So now that the leotard is here and covered (Read about the leotard here) I can move on to the fringing! The first very exciting bit! Here are the colours of fringing that I got, I am very pleased with how well the colours go together. I bought 15cm tactel fringing from DSI and Chrisanne, it was reasonably pricey, but I… Read more »

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My Latin dress: the leotard

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So following on from my posts about inspiration, design and colour schemes, I actually went and bought the first part of my latin dress! The underlying leotard. The Leotard:  This comes from american apparel and cost about £20 I think. I could have got it for much cheaper if I had gone for a white leotard, but initially I didn’t plan… Read more »

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Weekend Project {Stencilled Trousers} How To

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Weekend Project Stencilled Trousers

Ok so here we go with how to make the stencilled trousers. 1) Collect Supplies. make sure you have all your supplies, see the previous post for a list of these. 2) Make Your Stencil. If you are using a pre cut stencil you can skip these steps. I made my own stencil out of a sheet of plastic from… Read more »

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