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Tilly and the Buttons Lilou Dress

Hey, guys! Keeping cool in the sun? After a pointless trek to Ella’s dog groomer, only to discover a calendar clash, I’m ever so slightly overheated. Not that I’m complaining about a British summer that actually delivers on the sunshine. … Continue reading

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The Dress Just Isn’t That Into You

This dress was sooo difficult to photograph, which suggests it’s just not that into me. Possibly not my most flattering make. Will that stop me from wearing it? No way! It’s breathable and comfortable, and in summer heat that’s exactly what I … Continue reading

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Simplicity 1652 – The Dress That Nearly Wasn’t A Dress

This is the dress that I nearly didn’t make. My lovely friend, Rachel, was getting married to the equally lovely Brett. Rachel has been a faithful follower of my blog and I even made her a work outfit that she … Continue reading

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Sporty Summer Interview With Fehr Trade

With only a few days to go until our big reveal (um, haven’t actually finished my project yet, I’m not panicking at all) I thought I’d avoid my own deadline by interviewing Melissa of Fehr Trade. I first met Melissa … Continue reading

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Tatty Devine Bunting Necklace Workshop

I was recently lucky enough to be invited to a Tatty Devine Bunting Necklace workshop. I had no idea that the whole of Regents Street was going to be shut down for a day of fun celebrating the The Year … Continue reading

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The Man Outside Sainsburys – Revealed!

If you’ve ever been curious about the most important man in my life (the one who fuels my sewing addiction aka The Man Outside Sainsburys) here he is! I screwed up my courage and asked for a photograph. So now you … Continue reading

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Minerva Crafts Meet Up

And that’s when I buried the cross stitch in the back garden… This anecdote just about sums up my past weekend at the Minerva Crafts Meet Up. Memorable, full of laughs, surprises, fabric, shared experiences, new friends and outrageous stories. Oh, the stories… … Continue reading

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Sporty Summer Sewathon – The Prizes!

Thank you all so much for your enthusiastic reaction to the Sporty Summer Sewathon. It’s put a rocket up my behind and no mistake. This week I cycled 36 miles and walked 28 miles! I think that’s called an improvement. … Continue reading

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Love At First Stitch Goes Walkabout

Hey, Karen! Have you seen the awesome London skyline behind you? Um, can you stop interrupting me, please? That’s, like, really rude and I’ve just got to the bit where Tilly shows us how to make a Brigitte Scarf. Yeah, but … Continue reading

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Simplicity 1887 – The Perfect Dog Walking Outfit?

Whenever I went to the fabric stash, my eyes would be drawn to this crazy silk that I bought when I was in New York. What, oh what, would I make with it? Then I saw Sew Dixie Lou’s trousers … Continue reading

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