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Drafting a Short Sleeve Cowl Blouse

I was so excited to have a sloper block so I could start drafting my own patterns! I also want to learn how to use my block to help alter readymade patterns to fit better. 356 more words


Denim Fall Jacket

I made myself a new Fall jacket, more out of necessity than any particular desire to get down and dirty with a complicated sewing project. I haven’t been in the mood to sew anything for awhile, and I can’t even remember the last time I made something that required more than the faintest wisp of concentration. 158 more words


T-shirt/tunic Copy

While I was in London in June I visited Uniqlo on Oxford Street. I had long admired the clothes in magazines and thought that although they are probably targeted at a younger market they were very much my style – or a style I would like to have. 217 more words


Finding your form

My initial aim with starting to sew was to make myself beautiful clothes that fit like a glove. So far, so beautiful, but lacking glovey-ness! 507 more words


Keeping the Dudakins and a dog, and hacking dress patterns, all on the same day

Dudakin1 is four and a half.  Sometimes she thinks she’s 20.

She sways about in Dudica’s high heels, a glitzy handbag filled with girly things slung around her shoulder.   856 more words


Just Sew..

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Hello! I’m Nat, a London based sewing enthusiast! I bought a sewing machine roughly 6 months ago now, and have completed roughly 5 projects (That’s not to count the various practice pieces I made in the first months) 199 more words


Me-Made Closet - Summer Cotton Shirt

Hello everyone, how are the last days of your summer? In my neck of the woods it has actually decided to be summer and be sunny opposed to the wet rain and overcast skies that have composed of most of my summer weather. 1,072 more words