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Sporty Summer Interview With Fehr Trade

With only a few days to go until our big reveal (um, haven’t actually finished my project yet, I’m not panicking at all) I thought I’d avoid my own deadline by interviewing Melissa of Fehr Trade. I first met Melissa … Continue reading

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Sporty Summer Sewathon – The Prizes!

Thank you all so much for your enthusiastic reaction to the Sporty Summer Sewathon. It’s put a rocket up my behind and no mistake. This week I cycled 36 miles and walked 28 miles! I think that’s called an improvement. … Continue reading

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Pyjama Party – Making The Elasticated Waistband

Hello, friends. Today we are going to make our elasticated waistbands. Before we start perhaps I should run through the items you’ll need: 1/2 inch elastic A safety pin Um, that’s it! Yeah, these pyjamas really aren’t too taxing. First … Continue reading

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Goldhawk Road Shopping Trip?

Fancy a trip? Every now and then someone emails me for London fabric shopping tips and I always direct them to Goldhawk Road (as well as Walthamstow, obv.) but I’ve never been there myself. How crazy is that? I really … Continue reading

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New Friends and Old Dresses

Horrockses Fashions On Sunday I took a stroll past the heaving London Dungeons, with queues of tourists being daubed in stage make-up to look as though they’d just had their throats slit! I wandered towards Bermondsey Street and London’s Fashion and … Continue reading

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Sencha Blouse Give Away!

Roll up! Roll up! Let’s do the exciting stuff first, shall we? My failures with the Sencha blouse have been documented here. But one Sewist’s failure may still be another Sewist’s success! There’s no earthly reason why this pattern should … Continue reading

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Mad For It

Yesterday I went with two friends to the Quilts 1700-2010 exhibition and the Grace Kelly, Style Icon exhibition – both at the Victoria and Albert museum in Kensington, London*. For those of you who don’t know this area it is … Continue reading

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