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Sewing Cake: Colette Beignet

I really like my corduroy Beignet; it’s one of the best things I’ve made so far, I think. I really worked hard on the fit (two muslins/toiles I believe) and aimed to make plenty more!  146 more words

Let Them Sew Cake - TMS Birthday

Moneta the Third

At the risk of repeating myself – here’s another Moneta! Seriously, I’ve got to give up the easy stuff and crack on with developing my sewing skills. 84 more words


The Spotted Ginger

I almost titled this post ‘Last of the Summer Makes’, as it feels so cold and wet here in the UK at the moment, that my thoughts are definitely turning to more Autumnal projects. 327 more words


meet Myrtle

She’s finished!  I follower the Colette sew a long and it was all very straight forward, nothing tricky at all.  Well except my sewing machine just could not sew… 114 more words


Desperately Seeking ... Susan? Marilyn? Moneta?

This post combines a number of icons but is principally about the Moneta dress by Colette Patterns which has already become an iconic dress. I was swept along on the enthusiasm of so many bloggers, bought my pattern AND the… 409 more words


Follow My Friend "Crafting A Rainbow"!

My pal Gillian just moved to wordpress from Tumblr, a challenge unto itself. You should check her out here:

It’s rare that I suggest to my followers or readers that you do anything, but let me tell you why you should follow this awesome blog. 163 more words


Colette Myrtle - getting my sew-jo back

Hello Myrtle.

Soooo…after a couple of sewing fails I finally got my sew-jo back with the Colette Myrtle pattern. I had a disaster with a BHL Flora dress – I used a billowy rayon fabric that was horrible to cut, so much so that none of my pieces were the same and one of the back bodice pieces was 2 inches narrower than it should have been. 434 more words