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Little Black Dress

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With my Uncles funeral coming up next week I decided that it was high time that I got myself a Little Black Dress. Something that can be dressed up for those occasions that need it, or dressed down a bit. Nikki, Philip and I are travelling straight up to Scotland after the funeral so having a multi function outfit is… Read more »

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March Round up

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Its almost the end of April but I have only just got the motivation to do my March Round up this month was quite productive but probably not as productive as February was. Probably my biggest sewing achievement to date has been completed this month: I MADE JEANS!! I added to my Tshirt Collection: I completed a black leotard to… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Autumn/Winter Sewing Plans

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Every season I keep planning my new seasons sewing. I don’t often get round to sewing what I have dreamed about sewing, but this year I have been trying to stream line my wardrobe and make it more inline with a “capsule wardrobe”. I will never get to throwing everything out and just having 36 items of clothing or how… Read more »

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Discoveries from Slow Fashion October

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I want to be more conscientious with the decisions I make about where my fabric comes from and making only those things that I need, mending worn out clothes and making heirloom products but at the moment that is not really practical in my life. Currently I am living alone without a set schedule and the act of making things… Read more »

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Slow Fashion October – Worn

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second-hand / mending / caring for things / laundering for longevity / design for longevity (bucking trends, quality materials …) / heirlooms Thinking about long term wear of clothes this week, which to be fair seems to be and under arching idea for the whole of the series… I do love a good hard wearing garment and get frustrated when… Read more »

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