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A Study In Scarlet

A swatch has been knitted to test tension and colour matching…

Careful body measurements taken…

And the client has reached a fever pitch of excitement. 22 more words

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How Far Do You Take Pre-Washing?

Pre-washing fabric allows for shrinkage before you slave over a hand stitched outfit. The best lessons are learnt the hard way and after some ruined makes, I’ve trained myself to pre-wash fabric the moment it enters the house. 110 more words

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Knitting A Snood

Have you come across Wool And The Gang? They’re very active on Instagram and my impression is that they’ve been on a significant and successful social media onslaught – I’ve spotted lots of other bloggers knitting their wares. 198 more words

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Sew Over It Vintage Shirt Dress

The Sew Over It Vintage Shirt Dress was nearly my New Year’s Eve dress. Then I recognised the ridiculousness of a self-set deadline and put this to one side. 383 more words

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The Best Dressmaking Scissors?

Have you heard of Ernest Wright and Son? They’re a Sheffield scissor factory where craftsmen produce handmade steel scissors. But Ernest Wright is no Victorian set up. 226 more words

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Christmas Day Skirt

Why are Christmas trees so bad at sewing?

They always drop their needles!

This is my festive skirt, and that was a cracker joke.

The last stitch of my  214 more words

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Festive Message With Talking Bits And Everything!

How could this ever not be? The annual festive message is up on Youtube, with lots of sincere love sent to you all.

Are you ready for Christmas yet? I’m not!

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