Tag Archives: So Zo

Dolores Batwing Top

When So Zo invited me to pattern test the Dolores Batwing Top (launched today, people!), I was like a greyhound out of a trap. Yes, please! This PDF pattern for a simple batwing top/tunic/dress prints out on only 12 sheets … Continue reading

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Ally Pally Knitting and Stitching Show

I just can’t decide – did I bump into enough friends today? This morning it was gorgeous. The sky was a clear blue and the sun shone brightly. It felt a crying shame to be cooped up inside, so I … Continue reading

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MMJ30 – I Made It!

I made it! I made it to the end of June and managed to get photographed every single day with a random stranger – sometimes more than one random stranger! I don’t mind admitting, I’m staggered. Setting myself up for … Continue reading

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Me Made Eve

Here we are, on the eve of something awesome. Many of you may be Me Made old hands, but it felt deeply significant for me to finally throw my hat into the ring: I’ve never, until now, felt confident in … Continue reading

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Brighton Rocks

Could those grins get any bigger? A million years ago (okay, a few months back) I suggested a meet-up in Brighton after Zoe of So, Zo, relocated from Spain, was unable to attend a London get-together because of snow. Finally, … Continue reading

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So Zo Hits E17 (virtually) and the Crafty Christmas Club

Get your hands off! That’s Zoe’s. It’s a hard job, but someone has to do it. When Zoe of So Zo spotted some grey zebra leopard print (details updated after my mum pointed out that zebras don’t have spots!)  in … Continue reading

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Textile Forum Review

  I was in town for a meeting when I remembered the Textile Forum Show in The Music Room on South Molton Lane, just off Oxford Street. I can’t even recall how I knew about this show, but it had … 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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What Lies Beneath

I had the house to myself this evening. It feels mean to be too celebratory when my boyfriend goes out but, ooh… The delicious, rare pleasure of Me, Myself and I. With a sewing machine! I ran upstairs to the … 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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