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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T-Shirt Re-Fashion

I have a stall at craft fairs in November and December so have had to put sewing clothes for myself on hold (boo) while I make items for the stalls. However, I remembered a mini-alteration I made earlier this year that didn’t previously get blogged. Never one to throw things

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Linen Mathilde

I feel like I’ve been waiting to make the Mathilde Blouse, by Tilly and the Buttons, for ages! I knew I’d love it as it’s totally my style – big sleeves, buttons down the back, high neckline. I bought the pattern weeks ago, cut the fabric out and then it

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No Sew

Phew, things have been busy lately, there’s been no time to be crafty. It started with a work trip to Istanbul, followed by a tooth infection which kept me from getting on with any sewing last weekend, and then a busy weekend this week completing chores which had already been

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Taffy #2

OK, so this is my second Colette Pattern’s Taffy Blouse. Straight after finishing my first, I made a start on the second. I wanted this one to be slightly longer in length and have a higher neckline. Rather than adjusting the Taffy pattern pieces I used the front and back

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Yum Taffy (Blouse)

This is my second make from the Colette Patterns Sewing Handbook, the Taffy Blouse. I made it up in a polyester mix purchased from Barry’s Fabric during the Birmingham meet-up back in June. It’s pictured here teamed up with my Meringue Skirt. I had a look at other blogger’s taffy

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