Category Archives: Sewing

Projects in the Queue

I’ve been meaning to write this for a few days in the hopes that telling other people what I am planning to sew might mean I actually get around to sewing!  I was going to go to bed about an … Continue reading

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Some random bits and pieces

Well, the comments on my last post surprised me – I thought I was a bit odd for not liking the feel of bias cut clothing, but it appears I am definitely not alone.  I’ve started sorting out my wardrobe … Continue reading

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Another faux dress – that doesn’t really work for me

I posted a little while ago about a top and skirt that I thought made a good faux dress so I tried to duplicate it.  I had bought 1.5m of fabric to make a top and realised after cutting out … Continue reading

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Simplicity 2888

I’ve seen lots of bloggers sew cherry prints. Every time I’ve been to my local fabric shop I see lovely fabrics with a cherry print.  The only reason I haven’t bought the lovely cherries fabric is that it is a … Continue reading

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Butterick See & Sew B5739 (or My Camping Dress)

The title of this post is not because I would wear this dress camping – but because I could use it as a tent! I haven’t been sewing much recently but thought I’d whip up a quick and easy dress. … Continue reading

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Simple Simplicity Projects

I haven’t made anything particularly inspiring since my last post, but I have sewn three simple garments so I’m posting so that I can keep track. I wanted some new PJ pants (and mentioned two new fabrics I’d bought for … Continue reading

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I’ve Gone a Bit Dotty! (and Burda Challenge update and plans)

I’ve done a little sewing during the past couple of weeks, but must confess that my Burda Challenge has gone seriously off the rails.  I just cannot muster up any real enthusiasm for it – mainly, as I posted back … Continue reading

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