Tilly and the Buttons

Unblogged Freya Dress

Weekend mornings are my favourite time to write blog posts, before the day begins in earnest, while the house and road still seem quiet. We are dropping our car off for an MOT in a couple of hours, probably followed by a long walk home, so I thought I’d make […]

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White Christmas Freya

Happy Christmas / holidays everyone. I hope you have some time off work over the next couple of weeks and get the chance to relax and enjoy yourselves. This time of year, the run up to Christmas, is always so busy, but thanks to a little lull at work as

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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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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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Launch Day Brigitte Scarf

Yippee it’s finally launch day for Love at First Stitch, Tilly Walnes‘ first book (I’m sure there will be more). I’ve actually had the book since last weekend and have made a start on a Mimi blouse – to be blogged soon. This is my Brigitte Scarf to celebrate the

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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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