Bibi Pinafore

Before Tilly’s new book Stretch was released I decided that I wasn’t going to buy it, because: I have an addiction to buying sewing books, and I’m trying to reduce my purchasing frequency, since I rarely sew from them; I’m trying to mainly sew from stash since listing my existing […]

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Seamwork Neenah Dress

This is the Seamwork Neenah Dress one of my #makenine projects, made with a stash fabric of forgotten origin (thanks to the Cora App I won’t be forgetting where I bought fabric in future). Although I can’t remember where I bought this fabric, I do know I bought it with

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Jackie Dress

It’s taken a while for this dress to make it to the blog, since I made it to wear to The Dressmakers Ball, organised by the team at Crafty Sew & So, back in May. In time honoured fashion, I bought tickets to the ball as soon as they went on

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Liberty Inari Tee Dress

This is my first Named Clothing Inari Tee Dress, sewn using a metre of Liberty Tana Lawn, purchased as a pre-cut length in a Liberty sale. This print reminds me of Japanese woodblock prints, so I made sure to pack it for my recent holiday to Seoul (where these photos

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Mustard Denim Cleo in Seoul

I must admit, when Tilly’s Cleo pattern was originally released I didn’t pay much attention. I already owned dungaree dress patterns and didn’t think I particularly needed another. However, as the highly contagious Cleo fever struck and spread across the sewing community, I inevitably became infected and immediately had to have my

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Floral Velvet Wedding M7154

So here’s a dress that was long in the planning! Two years ago, my brother James announced his wedding. Not long before that, McCall’s had released M7154, a 1930s reproduction pattern. I loved M7154 on release and when the wedding was announced thought it was the perfect excuse to try the pattern. Despite

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