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A Victorian Corset Part 1

Today I started something new. After months of making artwork for my exhibition at Oriel Ceri Richards, I launched into my next piece for a group exhibition at the end of September, “ 143 more words


Comfy Womfy: Butterick 6210

Of course, the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry by ooh shiny! That’s the quote right?

Directly after I made my… 926 more words

Completed Sewing Projects

Pyjamas, and a minor national/personal cultural identity crisis

Hi friends! I have another quickie sewing project to bore you to tears with: pyjie pants!

And I’m having an existential crisis here because I thought you spelled pyjamas PYJAMAS! 521 more words

BONUS // Walkaway Dress (Butterick 4790)

Hello there,

I recently had the brilliant chance to attend a workshop with the lovely Janice Collier who showed us how to sew the beautiful… 135 more words


Previous Makes - The 50s Dress. So good I made it twice!

I wasn’t expecting to make this pattern twice but it fit so well I made it in two different fabrics. I picked this pattern up from a charity shop I think. 514 more words


8.5°C is Hot Enough for a Kimono, Right?

In a climate where 8.5°C is the average annual temperature, a kimono seems sensible. I can foresee it getting worn precisely thrice. Who says I don’t get value for my time and effort? 787 more words


Salvage operations...

After sewing my Motor City Express jacket for possibly the whole of last month, I decided to tackle the small projects lying around next.  Mending, shortening Mr. 529 more words