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Winner!

Thank you all for your entries into the Sencha giveaway and your stories of childhood outfits. What a glimpse into people’s youthful adventures! The OCD affection for day-of-the-week pants, tear-jerking stories of kind grandmas, shoes with detachable bows (yum!) and … Continue reading

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Sencha Blouse Give Away!

Roll up! Roll up! Let’s do the exciting stuff first, shall we? My failures with the Sencha blouse have been documented here. But one Sewist’s failure may still be another Sewist’s success! There’s no earthly reason why this pattern should … Continue reading

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Thank you, and Good Night

I am nothing if not fair-minded. So when I discovered a fabric shop in Walthamstow that had to date dipped below my radar, I was ethically obliged to step inside and search out some fabric for a second version of … Continue reading

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Jenny Grows Up

Hi, gang, I’m back! A busy couple of days meant that I didn’t have time to finish my second version of the Jenny skirt, but now here it is: Did you make me, Karen? Yes, skirt, I did. I’m really … Continue reading

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Sencha From Heaven – Almost

Sencha blouse with Jenny skirt I’m torn. I really am. I’ve finished my Sencha blouse from Colette Patterns. For a moment during construction, I thought it was going to be really tight around the tummy area and that I’d be … Continue reading

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Slip Stitch Sensation

You may or may not recall my recent blog post about the Jenny skirt – and my shamed reveal of some fairly awful hand stitching. I sent out a plea for help and advice. Well, please allow me to introduce … Continue reading

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Shocking Sencha

I already knew the Sencha blouse was pretty beyond belief. I had no idea it went together so quickly! The above is one day’s work. And when I say ‘day’ I mean a scrap of sewing before work, another squeezed … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs

It’s a Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK, as I believe it is in the US. So the past few days mean that I’ve been immersed in domestic duties – mowing the lawn, cleaning the windows – and writing … Continue reading

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