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Simplicity 2599 – Does It Ever Stop?

Everyone seemed so keen on the grey polka dot version of Simplicity 2599 that I thought I’d make another one. I used the cotton/silk mix fabric that I bought at Goldhawk Road in May. I can’t believe this stuff was … Continue reading

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MMJ5 – On The Hoof

When you’re in the depths of rural Shropshire, you take your new friends where you can find them. Meet my mates, the Shire horses! I didn’t have to explain about Me Made June because they couldn’t have cared less. Many … Continue reading

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The Staying Power of Simplicity 2599

This isn’t a recent make – it’s one of my very early makes from November 2009. I was only two or so months into my sewing career. Wowee! Can you believe I worked with this slippery eel fabric as a … 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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The Joy of Jenny

Ta da! Here I am wearing Burda’s Jenny skirt, teamed with – you guessed it – one of my four versions of the Simplicity 2599 blouse. How much do I love this skirt? A lot! I’m not alone. So Zo … Continue reading

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Simplicity 2599 and the Betty cardigan

Spotty fabric is spot on! Oh, I do love a spot of crass word play. Groan. Okay, I’ll spot now – ahem – I mean, stop. I’ve got round to using that lovely spotty cotton I bought from Saeed Fabrics … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall

Who is the Greatest Sewist of them all? I jest. Oh my goodness, how I jest. I have issues. Not that type! A mirror issue. My sewing machine resides in the living room downstairs. Our only full-length mirror hangs from … Continue reading

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