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Burda Top, Hastings Memories

It’s ages since I’ve made anything by Burda but I saw this pattern made by Ooobop and I fell in love. You can see her version here. I just love the delicate pleats descending from the collar. The pattern is … Continue reading

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V8548 Coat – Done!

I made a coat. I. Made. A. Coat. I MADE A COAT! There are more construction details to share, but I feared a mutiny if I didn’t show you the finished item first! After a final, six-hour sewing marathon I … Continue reading

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Simplicity 2245 Lisette

After all the careful fitting that’s been going on this week, I needed a comfort make – something I could put together without toile after toile. I’d already bought this pattern and then I saw Roobeedoo’s make. I thought it … Continue reading

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Woman’s Realm Wonder

Bright as a button! On the shortest day of the year there’s simply no chance of taking a photo in natural light. Well, not unless you want to look at black, empty squares with me promising you I am actually … Continue reading

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Adapting an old blouse, the Karen way

Britain’s Next Top Model? The Completed Blouse. I seem to have spotted a Spanish galleon on the horizon. Quick! Hide your women and children. I had an old silk blouse that had been a wardrobe stalwart over the years, but … Continue reading

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