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A Flame Called Hope

Welcome to my Sew Over It Lola Jacket, from their ebook Capsule Wardrobe: My City Break. This gilt brocade has been scooped up by loads of sewing bloggers, if my Instagram feed is anything to go by. You can see why. … Continue reading

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Molly Top and Cleo Dress – A Cleolly? PLUS giveaway

Yes, I have made another Tilly and the Buttons Cleo dress, and if you look at this photo for long enough your eyes will turn fuzzy. Don’t you love 15th-century buildings? My fourth Cleo was sewn using purple pin cord from Saeed … Continue reading

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A Couple Of Shots

‘That’s cold work,’ said the auld Irish bloke who’d been surreptitiously watching me. ‘Come to the pub for a couple of shots? Warm yourself up?’ You know when bloggers say it took them 150 photos to pick one decent one? This … Continue reading

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Metallic Tunic Dress

Metallic is in all the shops right now, but whenever I look at a price tag I always think I could do better for less. (Does sewing make you arrogant? Guilty as charged, I guess!) I also knew that if … Continue reading

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Sew Over It Lola Coat

We had SO much fun photographing the Lola Coat! Almost as much fun as I had sewing it. This pattern is from Sew Over It’s new ebook, My Capsule Wardrobe: City Break. It feels apt that we took our photos … Continue reading

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Sew Over It Molly Dress A Deux

I’m slightly freaking myself out! Double trouble, and no mistake. But if you want an excuse to buy four metres of fabric instead of two, keep reading… I’ve made two more Molly dresses from My Capsule Wardrobe: City Break, using … Continue reading

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My Capsule Wardrobe: City Break, The Molly Dress

Lisa Comfort must own a crystal ball. On Wednesday she released her new ebook, My Capsule Wardrobe, full of cosy and comfortable patterns. On Friday, autumn arrived. By Saturday, I had a new dress.

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Tilly And The Buttons Bettine Dress

Finally! After my initial aborted attempt at this project, the Tilly and the Buttons Bettine dress proves itself to be a winner. Don’t just take it from me – ask the several colleagues who commented on this outfit today. And it’s … 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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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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