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The Cocktail Hour Sewalong – V1537

How long does it take to sew a coat from scratch? Three weeks. What’s the best fabric to use? Keep reading… When it comes to sewalongs, The Cocktail Hour is a marathon not a sprint. In aid of The Eve … Continue reading

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Project Pouch For My Knitting

No way was I throwing out the scraps of gold faux leather (also available in silver and black) left over from my recent skirt project. This stuff is too good for the bin. So, I decided to sew myself a project bag … Continue reading

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Gold Faux Leather V1247 Skirt

This is my new gold skirt, sewn using one metre of gold faux leather from Fabric Godmother and an adapted skirt pattern from V1247, a pattern I suspect has gone out of print as I can’t find linkable references. This … 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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Fabrics For Spring Sewing

No chocolate bunnies to share here, but I can definitely feel my mood shifting from all those sombre winter black fabrics I’ve been sewing for the past six months. Spring prints are calling to me, starting with the above poplin from … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Skirt

Why are Christmas trees so bad at sewing?
 They always drop their needles! This is my festive skirt, and that was a cracker joke. The last stitch of my Simplicity 2451 was sewn on Christmas Day morning. I’ve made this three times … Continue reading

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Be Like A Peacock And Dance With All Your Beauty

Fabric Godmother recently sent me a surprise gift of this peacock optical dot fabric. It has a super gorgeous velvet touch on the right side, but a slippery wrong side, which means it doesn’t stick to tights. Perfection! But what … Continue reading

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My Manifesto For Happiness – Monochrome Style

Photographing this today was ALL the fun, but you should visit my Instagram account to see the full details. I had quite the little helper… This may be turning into Monochrome Month at Didyoumakethat Towers. Also, the month of fun. I … Continue reading

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