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Top 5 Best Fabrics For Hot Weather

Anyone out there sweltering? Me, too! Here’s a quick run down of the fabrics I love to sew for summer. Needless to say, they’re all natural. Silk The above Deep V Tunic top from DIY Couture’s No Patterns Needed book … 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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Fabric Focus – Stretch Cotton Sateen

When I wrote my Absolute Beginners post, a couple of readers put in a plea for fabric guidance. I thought this was such a good idea and ‘Fabric Focus’ sprang immediately to mind. I’ll learn something, too. After all – … Continue reading

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