Tag Archives: Vogue Patterns


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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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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Vogue 8689 take 3

I am the organiser for our local horticultural society’s autumn show this year. I have fulfilled this role before and like to wear a garment appropriate to the occasion. Previously I have worn my Liberty sweatshirt and floral Colette Clover … Continue reading

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Vogue 8689

I’d really like to able to sew properly (to date I have just been following pattern instructions and learning from books and youtube) so have been looking into doing some classes. I found a shirt making course near me over … Continue reading

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Vintage Pattern Sewing Challenge

  I have been given some vintage sewing patterns by a friend who was having a clear out of her mother’s things. The patterns were all used to make garments for my friend and her sisters in the 1960’s. I … Continue reading

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