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Hawthorn Sewalong: WIP Update

Eep! The last two weeks have been very stressful and have really cut into my sewing time and mojo. But luckily the most pressing issue (that of a job after the summer) has been resolved, so now only my thesis remains as this continuous looming presence… 102 more words

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Hawthorn Sew-along: Wearable Muslin

I’ve been making the most of the few free days I have before I have to lock myself in the library to finish my thesis, so here’s my first version of Hawthorn! 301 more words

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Hawthorn Sew-Along: Fabric Choices

I’ve taken a trip to the fabric market and found my choices for the Hawthorn sew-along! All I’ve planned for now are two blouse versions, but I also have a black eyelet that would look lovely as the sleeveless dress version. 269 more words

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Hawthorn Sew-Along: Blouse Inspiration

Because I’ve got my heart set on making the blouse version first, I’ve scoured the internet for nice peplum blouses to combine into one perfect one! 138 more words

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Hawthorn Sew-Along: The plans

Oh my… when the going gets tough (or busy, more accurately) the blog most definitely does not get going. But it’s almost time for the summer holidays! 163 more words

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Meringue disaster! Or, why I should have made a muslin

There‚Äôs trouble in sewing paradise… that is to say, my Meringue skirt has gone horribly, horribly wrong.

Not only am I month behind, but the end product looks AWFUL. 301 more words

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Sew Colette: Meringue Muslin

This weekend I managed to sew up part of my first Meringue skirt. I wasn’t too sure about the fabric at first, but to my surprise I am really liking the look of it so far. 311 more words

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