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Sew An Iconic Fashion Item – The Mini Skirt

Do you listen to The High Low Podcast? I really enjoy it. They mentioned that the mini skirt has topped a list of the most iconic female fashion items of the last 50 years. It goes without saying that my … 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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Simplicity 2451 – The Girl Can’t Help It

And so my twin obsessions with monochrome and the Simplicity 2451 continue. My fourth iteration. Am I gonna apologise for this skirt? No way! I haven’t even shown you the lining yet… Oh yes, my friends. That there is called … Continue reading

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Simplicity 2451 – The Denim Finale

How does a woman in her 40s wear baby pink? It’s all in the detail… This is my third iteration of the Simplicity 2451, and I promise to stop now! I used some denim with a pale pink accent in … Continue reading

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Simplicity 2451 Mash Up

This is my second version of the Simplicity 2451 made with wool bought from The Man Outside Sainsburys and leather left over from a leather skirt that Handmade Jane kindly gifted me for refashioning. (My first wool and leather mash … Continue reading

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Simplicity 2451 & Thoughts On Seasonal Dressing

This is the Simplicity 2451 skirt, beloved of Sewists across the interwebs – see here and here. Having admired this on other people (in real life and everything!) I finally got round to ordering a copy. This pattern does exactly what … Continue reading

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