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Skirt of the day

It took me near enough the whole day but its finally complete…

Deffs one of my more professional finishes.
I even put lining ;)

I think I’m going to wear it tomorrow for my trip to London.



Vogue 8904, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Stretchy Rayon

A lot of important decisions I make are determined by two distinct, opinionated voices in my head. I’d like to think of them as Ambitious-Bordering-on-Irrational Dani, and Calculated-Bordering-on-Boring Dani. 1,162 more words


Sew-vivor 3: The quilted bag challenge results are out

The Sew-vivor 3: Quilters Edition is now half way through with two challenges completed. The results for the quilted bag challenge is out today and I am pleased to say that Jade from… 94 more words


The Way Forward.....

We have recently returned from a lovely relaxing holiday in Brittany, staying within easy distance of the beautiful estuary island of Saint Cado. Inspired by this visit, and a chat with my ever patient and unpaid business advisor (& partner), I have decided to reassess my portfolio of products and put my creative energies into developing my estuary collection inspired by the Avocets, Oystercatchers, and Curlews (amongst others) that I live alongside in Topsham. 82 more words


My boyfriend wrapped me in duct tape

A title like this could contain a very sinister story but in our case it was my idea to wrap duct tape around me. If you are a garment sewer you might already have guessed that I was after a dress form. 957 more words



Estoy muy emocionada, hoy me he inscrito a la academia Ensaid para seguir el  curso de Coupeuse. Mañana comienza mi primer clase, es todo un desafió porque además de que voy a aprender a dibujar patrones de manera profesional  también voy a  poner en práctica lo que he aprendido de holandés. 23 more words

Travel Journal

Made By Emmanuelle

This was a secret project for yet to be born little boy.  In fact, it was only supposed to be unveiled next week but souricette 1 (that would be Emmanuelle) wouldn’t have been there.   207 more words