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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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Double duty sewing double

The April challenge for the Monthly Stitch was Sewing Double. The idea was to revisit a pattern you’d already made – maybe change it up a bit – or make 2 versions of the same pattern. I did a bit … Continue reading

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TMS Miss Bossy patterns challenge – Dakota

For the Miss Bossy Patterns challenge you, dear readers, chose that I should make the Dakota dress from Finnish pattern company Named Clothing. So I did. It was a beautiful day for photographs. Sadly my photographer was too distracted by the … Continue reading

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UFrOcktober take 4

Do you know when you have a project in your mind, and you know exactly how it is going to look and it is going to be the most fabulous thing ever and then you finish it and it is … Continue reading

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UFrOcktober take 1

Do you like what I’ve done there? I’d been thinking of having a month to tackle some UFOs, and as most of mine seem to be dresses Frocktober seemed to be the perfect month. UFrOcktober? Geddit? (I’ve been waiting an … Continue reading

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When good patterns meet bad fabric – my first Anna

We’ve all seen evidence of it, haven’t we? – the “Anna” love that is going around the internet at the moment. I was not immune – as soon as I received a post from By Hand London that they had … Continue reading

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