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Nikki’s Me-Made-May Pledge

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So since may has actually started and me-made-may is underway I thought I should probably drag myself out of my writing rut and get my pledge written up and on to the blog! So here it is… For those of you that haven’t heard of me-made-may it’s a monthly challenge that started with sozo on her blog. The idea of… Read more »

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Wardrobe Basics: Rachel Shirt

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One of the things that I have been planning on making for ages is one of the biggest wardrobe staples there is, a buttoned-up collared shirt. I have made a couple of shirts before and even a full-length buttoned shirt dress but never a “simple” shirt. When Seamwork released the Rachel Shirt I downloaded it straight away and printed it… Read more »

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Wardrobe Basics: Sasha Trousers

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Carrying on my theme of making (and blogging) basics for my wardrobe I present to you the ultimate in wardrobe staples – Dark Trousers! I have made the Sasha Trousers before but in a very stretchy very plasticy feeling fabric, they fit nicely and look ok but tbh I don’t wear them because they just feel odd, and I don’t… Read more »

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Wardrobe Basics: Brit Jumper

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Following on from my MakeNine and UseNine posts I have been trying to make useful items for my wardrobe, well one of the things that I listed was a bishop sleeved jumper. I have always convinced myself that I am not influenced by fashion trends because tbh I find most of them are just ridiculous but I am finding more… Read more »

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Me-Made-May 2018

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So I am planning on taking part in Me-Made-May again this year, I always have big plans for it but never seem to follow through for the whole month. Hopefully I can this year, my calendar is looking a bit less busy at the moment than normal. The aim of Me-Made-May is, well anything you want it to be. Me-Made-May’18… 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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Sewaholic Renfrew

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I over the years I have been working on getting a decent T-shirt pattern and have tried Sewaholic’s Renfrew top. It took me a while to get it to fit nicely. I ended up cutting two sizes smaller than I started with and doing an FBA, I also adjusted the size of the armscye as I always find this cuts… Read more »

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