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1940’s Wrap dress

10 years ago this year, the year my fourth and last child started secondary school, I first attended our local adult education centre in order to learn how to play Bridge. It is now the 10th anniversary of meeting some … Continue reading

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Beryl Bomber dress

  I don’t know where I first saw the Beryl Bomber dress from Named clothing. But it was really bugging me and I knew that sooner or later I would have to make it. So I bought the pattern and I’ve had … Continue reading

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Relaxing Sewcation week…..Hmmm

It’s been a bit of a stressful time here since the beginning of the year for various reasons so I decided some time ago to take week commencing 23rd April as a sewcation week and just hunker down at home … Continue reading

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V9147

As soon as I saw this pattern I knew I wanted to make it up in a double faced linen I had been eyeing up on the Merchant and Mills website for some time. When the fabric arrived it was lovely, a … 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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Designin’ December Part 1. The pattern….

Sometimes you realise you may have bitten off more than you can chew.
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Simple Sew – Cocoon Dress

This week I have mainly been sewing the Simple Sew Cocoon Dress which I saw in this version on Pinterest Pigeon Wishes Cocoon Dress. I loved the shape in this version, looked it up and saw that it came with a Sew Now … Continue reading

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