Tag Archives: DIY Couture

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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Being Nagged By The Hawthorn Dress

The prettiest collar ever? Anyone remember the dress I had to throw away? I cut it out again. Correction. I cut it out again twice. Initially, from a heavy turquoise cotton – which I realised I loathed. Hospital scrubs, anyone? So I … Continue reading

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Polka Dots and Pattern Trails

This is my sixth Coco dress, so I’ll keep it brief! The polka dot ponte is from Stone Fabrics. It’s fairly coarse in texture, I don’t think it’s my favourite ponte ever, but I’ll still wear this dress to death. The … Continue reading

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Interview with Rosie Martin, author of DIY Couture

I feel very lucky that Rosie Martin, author of DIY Couture and woman with a very sensible head on her shoulders, agreed to be interviewed at Did You Make That. I strongly agree with her egalitarian approach to sewing, and … Continue reading

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DIY Couture Book Deja Vu!

No, your eyes are not deceiving you! In the run up to publication day on Monday (a very important day in any author’s life), Laurence King are doing what every good publisher should – promoting the heck out of their … Continue reading

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