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  • Meet: STUDY 34 and their Luxury Sustainable Alpaca Knitwear

    Meet STUDY 34 Towards the end of last year, I received an email from Eleanor at STUDY 34. She introduced me to this small luxury…

    We’re Getting Married!

    It was my birthday last Thursday. I was expecting a bit of a low key day, especially as the girls were at school all day.…

    A Pinafore Alternative: Simplicity 1325 Dress

    The Pinafore – Love It or Hate It? I can’t make my mind up about pinafore dresses. On one hand I love the look of…

    A Skirt In Twenty Minutes

    Yep, Stripes Again… After sewing a maxi dress and a turtleneck top, I still had around a metre of my taupe and black striped fabric…

    Even more Simplicity 1325 t-shirts!

    So apparently it was Blue Monday this week (a pseudo-scientific concept invented for marketing purposes). We’re all supposed to feel the most depressed on the…

    Simplicity 1325: A Turtleneck Top

    Hacking Simplicity 1325 into a Turtleneck After I made my striped maxi dress, I still had a fair bit of fabric left. I’d overestimated how…

    60s Inspired Coco Dress

    .At some point in December I finally started watching Mad Men. It’s been in my Netflix queue for an age and amazingly, I’ve managed to…

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