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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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V9275 – A comedy of errors

I had never heard of this pattern until I saw it on The Fold Line’s blog and I really like Kate’s finished garment. A long line bomber jacket, how perfect ! Then I saw Karen’s version and that clinched it. A must have. … Continue reading

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Swoon patterns India boho bag

I have a box where I keep leftover fabric pieces which are smaller than 1m length but too big to throw away and it’s full. The patchwork bedcover I made earlier in the year gave me a temporary respite but … Continue reading

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Designin’ December Part 2…The Dress

Well at the end of Designin’ December Part 1. The pattern….I noted that I had not sewn with velvet before and now that I have I won’t be rushing to do it again in a hurry… To recap, I decided … Continue reading

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Christmas Jumpers

This week I have been forging ahead with my Christmas gifts and making jumpers for Christmas gifts. The first one is a Schnittchen patterns Catrin which I have made twice before and with which I have really struggled to get the … Continue reading

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Designin’ December Part 1. The pattern….

Sometimes you realise you may have bitten off more than you can chew.
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