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  • 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…

    2018 Make Nine Challenge

    I can’t believe it’s the 9th of January already and also that my girls only went back to school today! I had intended to write…

    Super Striped Maxi Skater Dress

    Last year I started to think about sustainable sewing and it was great to get other people talking about it too. I feel like I’m…

    Goodbye 2017: The Year of Change

    Happy New Year everyone! Once again the previous year has passed in the blink of an eye and here we are wondering how on earth…

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