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Comfortable Coco

When I’m travelling, I like to be comfortable – enter my fourth Coco! This is made from some organic cotton raspberry ponte  from The Village Haberdashery. It comes in several colourways and is ever so soft to the touch. In fact, The Village … Continue reading

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Pyjama Party Goes Live!

Are you ready? Three weeks from now we’re all (fingers crossed) going to have some pyjama bottoms to share. Excited? I am! To remind you, I’m hosting a sewalong around Sewaholic’s Tofino pants. I’ll be making version A, with the … Continue reading

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25% off Classes at The Village Haberdashery

Just a reminder that next Monday I start teaching a second set of classes on The Hollyburn Skirt, details here. This time, I’ve put together a little 7-page e-book to help students prepare for the class. It identifies regular zippers … Continue reading

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Sewing A Summer Skirt

I’m going on holiday soon – yippee! But you know how these things creep up on you and you realise you haven’t thought at all about what you’re going to pack? I wanted a nice, cool, breathable summer skirt and … Continue reading

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Abbey Coat Winner & Hollyburn Huzzah!

Yay! Am really glad that my first Hollyburn skirt workshop was a success. All students went home with a completed skirt and one student even lined hers! We all worked really hard whilst chatting about The Great British Sewing Bee, … Continue reading

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Embrace The Randomness

It’s been a helluva week! On Monday I taught my first class at The Village Haberdashery. Thank you so much to all the people who wished me well. You’ll be pleased to hear I didn’t foul up! We had great fun, … Continue reading

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I’m Teaching How To Make Sewaholic’s Hollyburn Skirt

I’m truly excited to share with you the news that next month (22 & 29 April) I’ll be teaching students how to make Sewaholic’s Hollyburn skirt at The Village Haberdashery, class details here. As soon as this pattern was released, … Continue reading

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Sewaholic Minoru Jacket – Take Two

This is my second make of Sewaholic’s Minoru Jacket. What can I tell ya? It’s a keeper! This time, I used two very special fabrics. The fashion fabric is called Gridlock and is from Tessuti Fabrics in Australia. It’s at … Continue reading

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The Village Haberdashery In Real Life!

How exciting is this? The Village Haberdashery – my favourite UK-based online store – is now going live with a bricks and mortar shop. Annie is opening it for a sneak preview this weekend, details to be found here. There … Continue reading

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Simplicity 1882 – Tantalising Tulips

This is my second make of the Simplicity 1882, using Nano Iro double gauze fabric from The Village Haberdashery. Annie, owner of this online shop, kindly offered me a metre of this as a gift, but I knew a metre … Continue reading

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