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Sewing A Jersey Breton Stripe Top

I can’t claim that this Tilly and the Buttons Agnes top was the easiest make but I can claim to love it! Why so tricky, Karen? Well first, there were the one million pins needed for stripe matching.

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Happy Autumnal Sewing

Is there anything more delicious for autumn than a new Tilly And The Buttons Cleo dungaree dress sewn in jumbo cord? Answer: Yes! New woollen tights to match the top stitching. Buttons bought on a long-ago trip to Hay on … Continue reading

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Dogs In Space!

I’ve been waiting all my life to type a blog post title like that. LOOK at this fabric from Stoff & Stil!

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Molly Top and Cleo Dress – A Cleolly? PLUS giveaway

Yes, I have made another Tilly and the Buttons Cleo dress, and if you look at this photo for long enough your eyes will turn fuzzy. Don’t you love 15th-century buildings? My fourth Cleo was sewn using purple pin cord from Saeed … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas Is A Glittery Cleo

When I said I was done with all things glitter and sequins, I was clearly lying to myself. This latest make is unashamedly inspired by the genius sequinned Cleo dungaree dress sewn by Kate of The Foldline. Sadly, I couldn’t find any … Continue reading

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Tilly And The Buttons Cleo Dress

This is the latest pattern from Tilly and the Buttons, the Cleo dungaree dress. Isn’t it cute as a button? And talking of buttons… What I love about this pattern is that you don’t need to go out and invest … Continue reading

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Ginghamalong – The Bettine Dress

I have a sudden urge to hoist a nautical flag! This is my third make for the #ginghamalong. (My first here and my second here.) With this make, I decided to test Tilly’s assertion that the Bettine dress is perfect … Continue reading

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Top 5 Makes Of All Time!

One of the great aspects of having sewn for several years, is that I get a real perspective on which projects have worked beyond my wildest dreams. Sewn items that I return to time and time again, that survive weekly cycles … Continue reading

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Tilly And The Buttons Bettine Dress

Finally! After my initial aborted attempt at this project, the Tilly and the Buttons Bettine dress proves itself to be a winner. Don’t just take it from me – ask the several colleagues who commented on this outfit today. And it’s … Continue reading

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Binned

The Binned Fabric situation gets worse. There I was, merrily sewing my Bettine dress, in a a needlecord that I really loved. I turned to my back skirt piece and realised with growing horror that I hadn’t actually cut it … Continue reading

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