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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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Liberty Of London Fabric Vlog

  Phewee! It’s been unbelievably hot in London today, so I decided that if I was trapped in the house I’d teach myself a bit of Youtube. Seriously, laptop trumped sewing machine. Here’s a video about my latest fabric shopping … Continue reading

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7 Years Of Blogging & Giveaway

Wow, how did that happen? Seven years of sharing my sewing, my life, my dog. It’s my bloggiversary today. I’ve made lots of lifetime friends, I’ve made a lot of clothes (I just chucked some out this morning!) and I’ve … Continue reading

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Sew A Dog Bandana? Never!

I always swore blind I’d never sew anything for Ella. What you see here is an aberration. A double aberration because Ella’s cousin (my sister’s dog) appears to own a new bandana, too. What can I say? I’d glibly offered … Continue reading

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Sew Over It Joan Dress

Hurrah, hurrah and thrice hurrah! I have finished sewing my Sew Over It Joan Dress, made from Liberty tana lawn and fully lined in a combination of silk (bodice) and polka dot synthetic (skirt section). This is not a fast … Continue reading

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Sewing Pyjamas

Is Liberty Tana lawn too good for sewing pyjamas? Too late, now! I’ve made Sewaholic’s Tofino pants and Grainline’s Tiny Pocket Tank as my ultimate bed wear. I’d ordered this beautiful fabric on line, but when it arrived I feared it … Continue reading

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Fabric Focus – Liberty Tana Lawn

DID YOU KNOW? Tana Lawn is named after the Lake Tana in Sudan. It’s constructed from the long, stable fibres of Egyptian cotton. There are over 43,000 Liberty prints in existence and… 120 new designs are released each year. Both … Continue reading

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