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Simplicity 8292 Summer Dress

Aaaand that’s the summer dress done! This fabric was some of the soft viscose fabric I bought in London on my first fabric-buying expedition. It’s got a lovely feel to it, and I think it looks quite nice too. 343 more words


Over(locked) and out

I know, it’s been a while – sorry about that. Most of my sew-jo over the last few months has been poured into making a friend’s wedding dress ready for her wedding in August. 307 more words


Finally Something from Ottobre Magazine

It’s been ages since I bought myself a couple of Ottobre Woman Design magazines. Finally, I did it! I actually made something using a pattern from one of them (quite a few to go through still). 572 more words


Cheap Used Overlockers - Pros and Cons

As part of a recent sewing course, I got introduced to Overlockers and what they can do. Whilst I’m convinced they’re pretty much essential to efficient sewing with stretch fabrics, … 823 more words

Recent makes

Sewing has increasingly become something which I spend my spare time doing. Something which I enjoy and something which I am, with practice, improving at. Now I would certainly not consider myself an expert by any stretch of the imagination but I am getting to be more knowledgeable and more skilled as time goes on. 602 more words


How To Sew A Sleeve With Your Overlocker

I’ve just made a jersey dress (review coming soon) where the instructions outlined a rather complicated way to sew on the sleeves so I thought I’d share the simple method I use to sew in sleeves on jersey or knit garment. 479 more words


Fabric Shopping

On Saturday I went fabric shopping in London once again. This time, part of the reason for the shopping visit was to purchase fabric for my friend’s wedding dress, which made it *totally fine* to buy other material at the same time. 214 more words