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My Top Five Useful Sewing Blog Posts

If you’re new to sewing or to Did You Make That, I thought I’d do a little round-up of my most popular and useful blog posts! Hopefully, these could help you, too. Fabric Focus – Viscose Viscose is one of … Continue reading

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Stoff & Stil help me sew a bag!

When I first introduced a puppy to my household, I was given loads of advice: You are now parent to a toddler that never grows up Hide anything you care about Always walk into the home before she does Give … Continue reading

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The Myosotis Dress In Viscose

The last time I sewed this Deer & Doe Myosotis Dress, I announced I’d make a second version in silk. I didn’t. I made it again in viscose bought for £3 a metre from The Bloke Outside Asda. Just kidding! … Continue reading

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Autumn Sewing Inspiration & Totally Random Question

The season’s are changing. Does nature’s palette influence your sewing and colour choices? I would never have paired my turquoise earrings with red lace, if I hadn’t spotted a local cottage garden. This stunning cotton lawn from Sew Me Sunshine … Continue reading

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How To Manage Your Fabric Splurges

Goodness knows, we’ve all been there. You’re tired and deserve a reward for a hard week. Lying on the sofa, you browse online fabric stores and hit that Paypal button once too often. Or you’re out physically shopping and the … Continue reading

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Deer And Doe Myosotis Dress

I have so many opinions about the Deer And Doe Myosotis Dress! Which makes for a good sewing pattern, don’t you think? Nothing worse than indifference, after all. I was inspired to sew this after trying on a dress in … Continue reading

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Top Five Autumn Sewing Projects

One day you’re walking through parched fields, slathered in sunscreen. The next, squirrels are scampering before you and leaves crunch beneath your feet. Ah, Autumn! The time of year when women clamber back into their tights and cardies and breath … Continue reading

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Can There Ever Be Too Much Content?

One Of My All-Time Favourite Patterns When I was recently interviewed on the Stitcher’s Brew podcast, one detail of sewing that Almond Rock and I touched on was the rise and rise of sewing pattern companies. When Amy and I … Continue reading

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See You At The Handmade Fair? Discount!

Yay, it’s The Handmade Fair this weekend at Hampton Court! Such a lovely part of London. Are you going? I am! I attended for the first time last year and LOVED it. Don’t feel anxious about rocking up on your … Continue reading

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Sew Over It Marguerite Dress

Ooh, how long has it been since I sewed a pretty dress? Too long! This is the Sew Over It Marguerite Dress. I was instantly sold on the details. Those flattering gathers, cute sleeve cuffs and super feminine aesthetic. I’ve … Continue reading

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