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  • #MakeNine2019 (and #MakeNine2018 Roundup)

    Last year I declared, for all the world to see, that I was going to make nine things. Nine. Just nine. I thought long and…

    50s Style Halterneck Dress

    I’m amazed that I haven’t gotten around to blogging about this halterneck dress already; I finished it on 1st November! But that’s ok, I’ve given…

    Autumn Flowers Anna Dress

    You know the By Hand London Anna dress, right? I don’t think I know anyone who hasn’t sewn it. I got my Anna pattern in…

    The Trouble With Slow Sewing

    Slow Sewing You’ll know by now that I’ve got a thing with slow sewing, sustainable sewing, call it what you will. It all started when…

    Should we only buy fabric when we need to?

    I had an interesting bit of feedback on my post about eco-friendly sewing spaces. My first point in that post was that we should buy…

    Sewing the Astoria from Colette Patterns’ Seamwork Magazine

    The Astoria Sweatshirt About a million years ago, Colette Patterns released the Astoria sweatshirt pattern via the Seamwork magazine. At the time, every sewing blogger…

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