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Works in Progress XVII..... aka Sewcation '17!!

When I lived in Charleston my sewing friends (Jen and Elizabeth) and I would get together for marathon sewing days with food and alcohol…and sometimes even actual sewing ;-) 458 more words


Unexpected winners- A Finnish submarine & Seamwork Loretta top

Looky here, nothing for a year, then another post after only two weeks!

I have just come back from an amazing trip to Finland…a huge thank you to Pete and Raisa who were kind enough to show us around, feed us and let us into their Finnish family for a few days. 561 more words


"I'm Making That!" Monday - WIP Sorbetto

I intended to post about this make fully finished today, but alas, it’s not done! I decided I’d share it anyway in all it’s mid-way, work-in-progress glory. 427 more words



Look at the awkward French joke I’ve made for the title of this post! Yay. Now let’s look at my new incredible bloomers I’ve made for summer sleep times. 120 more words


Inspiration from the big screen: 20th Century Women

I’ve spent a lot of time on planes over recently – at least 24 hours by my count. Like most people I never sleep properly on transport, so I’ve been catching up with all the films I’ve missed at the cinema. 536 more words


Moneta Maxi Dress

Whenever it is warm I always want to wear a nice cool maxi dress. This one is based on Colette’s Moneta pattern with a self-drafted skirt pattern sort of based on the Moneta skirt. 338 more words


Seamwork Sonya

In recent times I haven’t been a big dress person, I just don’t think they they suit me.  Dresses seem to look better on those with small waists and every time I wear a dress with a fitted waist I get asked if I’m pregnant.   281 more words