Category Archives: 2018makenine

Victoria Blazer with silk from the orient.

I’ve the By Hand London Victoria Blazer on my ‘to make’ list for ages. I knew I wanted to make a brown linen version but had found difficulty sourcing the right kind of brown linen until I went to the Knitting … Continue reading

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V8499 and my new gadget

This week I decided on a whim to sew V8499. I have been really interested in this pattern for ages but have never bitten the bullet to sew it up because it’s not the sort of thing I would normally … Continue reading

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Tello jacket

I first noticed The Tello jacket at the GBSB show last summer when I saw a sample on the Dragonfly fabrics stand. I bought the pattern and some blue and white japanese fabric to make the jacket the same as the sample.  I’ve never … Continue reading

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