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Felicity's Jacket- Thimbles & Acorns 18th Century Hooded Jacket

After Rebecca, Felicity was up next for a new outfit.¬† I had seen Jessa’s version of Thimbles and Acorns’ 18th Century Hooded jacket so that plus that the pattern is rated as easy seem to seal the deal as that is what Felicity was going to get for the new outfit. 471 more words


the homebody's guide to self-care

I was wondering around my bloglovin’ feed last week, and there was a post titled THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS YOUR HOME MIGHT BE MISSING. Well alright then, I’m always down for some good click bait! 538 more words


African high waisted pencil skirt

I’ve started a new collection of Simple Sew patterns. It wasn’t an intentional collection but they keep producing nice, simple, staple pieces that are attractive. Unlike the big 5 they seem to focus on keeping the frills and silly frou frou shit down to a minimum. 587 more words



Boxy top is done, and in the trash!  Learning experience for sure: wrong pattern, wrong fabric. I may try the pattern again in a stiffer woven or knit, but not now. 176 more words


Texas Women Are Texas Proud

I have previously done Texas themed corsets for Petticoat Parker

Krazy Legs Kay

And here is the latest for Shotglass!

It's now finished after insertion of steel and bottom binding done. 39 more words

Love My Life

Threads from Aus

Unraveling the fabrics, lace and trims, patterns etc from the suitcase's meant jumping into a whole heap of new projects this past few months.

SKIRTS: There were a few basic shooting skirts to try and what a neat one this cowboy skeletons was to do for Belle Vaquera. 1,266 more words



If you’re here because you’ve followed me from Patternreview, I bet you also have a sizable fabric stash. And a good percentage of that is fabrics you’re “saving” because they are too “good” to sew. ¬† 754 more words