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Sew An Iconic Fashion Item – The Mini Skirt

Do you listen to The High Low Podcast? I really enjoy it. They mentioned that the mini skirt has topped a list of the most iconic female fashion items of the last 50 years. It goes without saying that my … Continue reading

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Gold Faux Leather V1247 Skirt

This is my new gold skirt, sewn using one metre of gold faux leather from Fabric Godmother and an adapted skirt pattern from V1247, a pattern I suspect has gone out of print as I can’t find linkable references. This … Continue reading

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V1247 – Three Times A Lady

Oh, look – I’ve sewn another one! My first rendition of this blouse is here and my second here. Three versions in one year – I wonder if I’ll make it four before 2013? This one is made out of polka dot, drapey … Continue reading

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V1247 – Skirt To Go With The Blouse!

Six months after making my first rendition of the V1247 blouse, I’ve made the skirt to go with it! I had some fabric left over from the LBD, so decided to put it to good use. This is a double … Continue reading

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V1247 – French Seam Dream

This is the V1247 blouse – a pattern I fell deeply in love with after seeing it on Handmade by Carolyn’s blog. It hasn’t disappointed. If you love a French seam, you will adore this blouse. The pattern instructs you … Continue reading

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