Category Archives: sewing

Sew Over It Molly Dress A Deux

I’m slightly freaking myself out! Double trouble, and no mistake. But if you want an excuse to buy four metres of fabric instead of two, keep reading… I’ve made two more Molly dresses from My Capsule Wardrobe: City Break, using … Continue reading

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My Capsule Wardrobe: City Break, The Molly Dress

Lisa Comfort must own a crystal ball. On Wednesday she released her new ebook, My Capsule Wardrobe, full of cosy and comfortable patterns. On Friday, autumn arrived. By Saturday, I had a new dress.

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Second Ginghamalong Random Prize Winner!

So, immediately after posting about our winner yesterday, I realised that Me And Two Makes Three had already won some gingham in the launch giveaway. (Note to self – maybe only have one giveaway next time.) Anyways! Amy has generously agreed to … Continue reading

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Ginghamalong Prize Draw

Drum roll, please! With nearly 60 entries into the #ginghamalong prize draw, we have a winner. Watch the video below to see who that lucky person is. Thanks to everyone who joined in. Wasn’t it fun? I’m still going through … Continue reading

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Ginghamalong Goes Live!

Squeeeee! The great gingham day has arrived. If you’ve spent the past month sewing up gingham, now is the time to share your work. Leave a comment on this post, linking to your social media share. If you don’t have … Continue reading

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1960s Flapper Girl

This is a real meeting of decades. A 1920s flapper print and a vintage 1960s pattern. 1967, to be exact. Sometimes, you just have to sew as the spirit moves you. The fabric is a silk/cotton mix from The Man … Continue reading

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Ginghamalong – The Bettine Dress

I have a sudden urge to hoist a nautical flag! This is my third make for the #ginghamalong. (My first here and my second here.) With this make, I decided to test Tilly’s assertion that the Bettine dress is perfect … Continue reading

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Deep V Tunic With An Accessory

The eagle-eyed amongst you may notice that my latest make comes with an unusual new accessory. Five stitches in me beak! The weekend saw a visit to A&E after I tried to squeeze a curtain rail into a wheelie bin. … Continue reading

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Sewing A Roman Blind

This is my first completed project for the #ginghamalong. Huzzah! Man, this roman blind nearly killed me. The sash window is a mammoth 130 cm wide and with a drop of 175 cm. That’s a heck of a lot of fabric to handle … Continue reading

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Ginghamalong + Giveaways

Ah, gingham. The stuff of school uniforms? NO! The stuff of dreams. Just check out my Pinterest Gingham Inspiration Board, if you don’t believe me. From that gorgeous Brigitte Bardot cinched in dress, to shorts, menswear, accessories … once you disappear … Continue reading

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