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Burning Issues Of Our Time - Buttons!

I was recently ordering buttons for my latest make – a variation on a shirt dress, if all goes according to plan. 12 half inch buttons, that’s all I needed. 210 more words

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Why every girl should have a best friend

The sewing machine the sewing machine the girls best friend!!

My nan used to sing this when i was little and i believed her.

Never mind diamonds and jewellery the best friend a girl could have is a sewing machine to make her own clothes. 237 more words


Knitting My First Socks

These are the very first socks I’ve ever knitted, using this excellent free sock knitting tutorial. They were made using just over one skein of… 292 more words

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Dungaree Dress Disaster Diverted!

This is my second make of the Turia dungarees – this time as a pinafore dress! A really easy process, following this tutorial. Not that this was an easy make.  346 more words

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Sewing A Silk Kimono Cardigan

I recently bought nine metres of silk for £25 in a sample sale. It’s liberating owning silk that costs only £2.70 a metre – you get adventurous. 416 more words

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Brilliant Because

I have read so many explanations of late. People explaining why they agree to test a pattern. Or not test a pattern. Why they engage with blog tours – or not. 287 more words

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An Open Letter To The Publisher of Sewtionary

Dear Krause Publications

I’m sure you are very proud of yourselves for publishing Tasia St Germaine’s debut book, Sewtionary. How clever you must feel. How very timely. 440 more words

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