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Alix Dress By Hand London

I fell in love with this pattern the first time I saw it and got it for Christmas. My dad lovingly taped all the PDF pages together and took great delight in complaining about it after he had given it to me ;-) 733 more words

Slow Fashion

Moda Blockheads BOW #29 of 48

Moda Blockheads block of the week #29 is called Juneau by Lisa Bongean. I was really concerned with the little flying geese blocks but Lisa’s instructions were very clear and easy to follow. 31 more words


OOTD: Olive and Floral are Practical

The great DKNY top with the skirt I made from a dress. Note: Pockets.


18th Century Pocket Hoops

Hello again! Look at me posting again in a relatively short amount of time lol Lets hope this keeps up!

So as I mentioned in my last post, during my little year-long hiatus I did work on few projects and thankfully documented everything so I can share it all here. 441 more words


Matching beach bags

It’s sad I know but I’ve been so excited about making C and I matching things. I know it’s ridiculous but I also know that there will only be a small window of time where she will actually let me have a say in what she wears or has. 392 more words


2 and a half weeks in & an upcoming challenge

Firstly – I sewed myself a bra top / sports bra.  Thanks to Jessica at MeSewCrazy I simply downloaded & printed the pattern for free, added a generous inch to the hem and to the top of the straps before cutting out (which kinda helped to fit a bigger cup size), and ta-daaah, it worked!   317 more words


little things

I have a relatively large handbag with space enough for hats, scarfs and gloves of three kids and myself. But somehow the little things I put into my bag tend to disappear. 203 more words