Tag Archives: Simplicity 2512

MMJ22 – Libraries. Where Shhhh Happens.

The good news: Stella agreed to be my Me Made June Stranger. The bad news: She was late returning her book and I was forced to issue her with a 50p fine and a telling off. Only joking! Stella was … Continue reading

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How To Hem Wool Tutorial

As you may have noticed, I like working with wool. Correction – I LOVE working with wool. It hangs extremely well, is gorgeous to the touch, cuts like a knife going through butter and generally behaves itself. The only very … Continue reading

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Make, Mend & Munch

I’ve had this pattern hanging around for a while now, so when I wandered down Walthamstow market, I thought I’d keep an eye out for a suitable fabric to make the Cynthia Rowley 2472. It took me a long time … Continue reading

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Beautiful Blog Award

My very first blog award! Thank you so much to the swing of things for nominating me as one of her five chosen bloggers for this award. Isn’t that kind of Heidi? The rules are that I share seven little-known … Continue reading

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Simplicity 2512 Take Two

Remember me? As is my wont, another make on a pattern I’ve already used. Remember ‘She Reminded Me Of Blue Denim‘, worn to death since the day I sewed my last denim stitch? I decided to make this skirt again … Continue reading

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Amy Butler Swing Bag

It feels fitting that I began this bag on my Toshiba and finished it on my new Bernina. I had some denim left over from my make of the Simplicity 2512, plus there had been a gorgeous printed cotton sitting … Continue reading

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Patch Pockets, Please!

Wheee! Pocket detail I’ve finished my 5th version of the Simplicity 2599 blouse. This is my go-to pattern when I just want to make something really straightforward, usually to wear with jeans. There’s nothing complex about it, but I like … Continue reading

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Mind Your Own Beeswax!

A Week In A Life Hey, there. What’s been going on with you? Lots has been happening this end, though no FOs to share. I’ve been working on a new top to go with jeans – nothing very exciting, but … Continue reading

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She Reminded Me Of Blue Denim

I saw her the other day I saw her again yesterday I wonder if I’ll ever see her again She reminded me of blue denim Thanks, Stevie Nicks, for allowing me to adapt your lyrics. What do you think, then? The … Continue reading

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The Step Away Sensation

You try sewing through this lot! If you’re anything like me, you’ll usually have a thunderbolt moment of clarity during the sewing process: If I don’t step away from this right NOW, something will go horribly wrong. Gently, you put … Continue reading

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