Author Archives: rachsews

Sewing Santa

I still have no actual sewing to show, but before 12th Night comes around and Christmas is officially over I wanted to get up a quick post about my #sewingsanta gift. Organised by Lisa of Stitched Up from the Start, I am … Continue reading

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Rosemary

I have thought a lot about whether to post about this. I have decided that although my blog is “mostly about sewing”, that means it is not all about sewing, so I can share whatever I want here – and … Continue reading

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Let’s go to the Blog Hop

The lovely Amanda from Sew Deputy got in touch with me the other day and asked if I would want to be nominated for the old Blog Hop which has been doing the rounds of the Sewing blogs for the last … Continue reading

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TMS Independent pattern month – dresses

June is Independent Pattern Month over at the Monthly Stitch, with each week bringing a new challenge. For the 1st – 7th June the theme is dresses. I really wanted to make a BHL Flora for this challenge; I have … Continue reading

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TMS Sew Stretchy take 3

When I was in my early twenties (so over half my lifetime ago!) I had this dress I loved. It was loose and long, with a high waist and low hem, turquoise jersey with buttons down the back. It should’ve … Continue reading

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TMS sew stretchy take 2

As my Hemlock tee was such a simple make, I thought I would try my hand at a second knit top this month. I’ve had a couple of the Drape Drape books for a while now, so I decided to give … Continue reading

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TMS Sew Stretchy – a super slouchy hemlock tee

It seems I only get around to making /posting makes for the Monthly Stitch at the moment – and this month the challenge was to sew with knits. I started by making a super slouchy version of the (free!) Hemlock … Continue reading

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