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She Walks In Beauty Like The Night Of Cloudless Climes

I expect at some point I shall get bored. Of making Charlie Caftans. Or maybe not. Two more future makes already light up my imagination. The question is: at what point do you reach maximum caftan on a sewing blog? Hey, … Continue reading

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Ginger Jeans – Done!

My Ginger jeans are done! The final stages made me feel physically ill. Would I ruin everything with a badly placed belt loop, a smashed up rivet or a bar tack gone wrong? In fact, I abandoned bar tacks early on … Continue reading

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Ginger Jeans First Steps

I’ve started sewing my first pair of jeans. This has involved dragging out, cleaning and prepping every piece of equipment I own! I have three machines lined up: my Brother 1034D overlocker for finishing seams my Bernina Activa for topstitching … Continue reading

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