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The Big Vintage Sewalong – B5880

This is my contribution to The Big Vintage Sewalong – the Butterick 5880. I’m sure by now you’ve heard of this initiative that has been running since March and ends in September. That’s a lot of sewing in support of … Continue reading

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Using Silk Organza Selvedge To Stabilise A Seam

I am hard at work on my B5880 dress. (Let’s not dwell on deadlines for the Big Vintage Sewalong, shall we?) I’m sewing with a viscose twill of most magnificent gorgeousness. I chose the fabric for its drape as well … Continue reading

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Summer Sewing

It must be summer. Serena Williams has just won the Women’s Final at Wimbledon. (You can bet I shed several tears at her rendition of Maya Angelou’s Still I Rise.) I’m sewing whilst Ella rests on the cool parquet floor and I have … Continue reading

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Butterick 5880 – The Toile

I am busy making a toile of the Butterick 5880, ahead of my contribution to The Big Vintage Sewalong. I wasn’t going to bother with those notches in the neckline, but having tried them out on the toile I now … Continue reading

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