Tag Archives: Tilly and the Buttons

Stop Press! Didyoumakethat Makes Something

Ella show her best side Well, friends, March 2014 has been the busiest month in my whole life ever, ever, EVAH, with no shadow of a doubt, someone pass me the valium. Good busy, but busy. And March is not … Continue reading

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We’re All Winners Here

Out of nearly 200 entries, the winner of the red beetle silk is Polly Pierce! I shall be in touch for an address, my friend. I’m a winner, too – my hot mess of wool is turning into a Trousseau … Continue reading

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Mathilde Blouse En Rouge

This is my second version of The Mathilde Blouse, made with a viscose from Stone Fabrics. I used a red cotton sateen for the cuffs and covered them with white lace I had in my stash. I also treated myself … Continue reading

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Mathilde Giveaway No. Two Goes Live!

Remember when I launched the Mathilde Giveaway Times Three? To celebrate my third blog birthday, Tilly and the Buttons and I came up with a giveaway that had a twist. Whoever won the Mathilde blouse pattern from me, would automatically … Continue reading

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The Great British Sewing Bee – People Who Care

So, it’s four days since the first episode went live of The Great British Sewing Bee. I know this, because I also know that it is three full days until I can sit down and watch the next one. Obsessed, … Continue reading

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Bloggers Abound

Squint and you’ll make out my lace hem tutorial at the bottom of this lace-themed page in the April issue of Sew Magazine, out now. A few readers alerted me to this on Twitter – thanks, guys. Though all of … Continue reading

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Mathilde Giveaway Times Three!

Today is the third anniversary of my blog and I’m here to offer a celebratory giveaway with a difference! You know that I’m a big fan of Tilly and the Button’s Mathilde blouse. And you appreciate that I like to … Continue reading

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The Mathilde Blouse – Perfection

This is the Mathilde Blouse, first commercial pattern released by Tilly and the Buttons. Let me repeat that – the first time she’s ever tried drafting a pattern for others to use. She’s never done this before. Get that? Now … Continue reading

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Tilly’s Tucks

I’m working on Tilly’s Mathilde blouse, adding the tucks. Well, I say I’m working – this is the first time in over a week that I’ve touched my sewing machine. How did that happen? With these tucks, don’t think you … Continue reading

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It’s All Go!

I am deeply flattered to be included in Stitch And Witter‘s series of interviews around Handmade Style. I’m firmly convinced I don’t have much sense of my own style, but you can read my answers here. Thanks so much, Joanne! … Continue reading

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