Waxprint Maya Dress

I love this time of year, but Autumn/Winter is very inconvenient for bloggers. It’s dark when I leave and when I return home in the week so I had a few completed items I needed to photograph this weekend while I had the chance. This is the Maya Dress, the first

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1940s Spotty Dress

I’ve blogged about this dress previously but didn’t get any decent photos so thought it was worth another post. This was actually the first item of clothing I made, with the exception of the few things I made during Textiles class at school (I remember an awful fleece hat in particular…).

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Floral Coco Dress

I was very excited when Tilly released the Coco pattern a couple of weeks ago so that weekend I dashed straight to Barry’s Fabrics to buy me some ponte knit. I’m not especially familiar with sewing with knits so had to ask one of the ladies in Barry’s to point

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Christmas Day Anna

I made an Anna dress, by By Hand London, to wear on Christmas day. I had a very pleasant Christmas Eve making it, while watching lots of old movies. It was going to be a birthday Anna as I’ve had the pattern and fabric for some time, but I missed

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Time For Tea (Dress)

This week the new Library of Birmingham and the refurbished Rep theatre opened. I had a family trip to the theatre with my family to see the new Alan Bennett play People so got to have a little look around. It was really busy (there was a queue to get

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