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This is a way overdue post – I sewed this dress/costume for Clare some months ago, for a Girl Guides event.  The theme was Disney; Clare wanted to go as Rapunzel – specifically, the “version” from Tangled. 844 more words


New top for Hubby

Thought I would use up some techno fleece I had in the stash.  Have been fed up with husband slopping around in a too small nearly falling to bits grey top and thought he might appreciate a new one.   403 more words


I've only gone and done a Vlog!

Happy Sunday everyone. I hope you all had a lovely weekend of sewing, mooching and relaxing. If you are in the UK I hope you stayed nice and warm and avoided storm Brian (not a ‘stormy’ kind of name if you ask me, but the met office didn’t). 64 more words


My Latest Happy Clients:Princess Tiana Inspired Costume, Tinkerbell TuTu & Fabric Choices For Beginners

Happy Sunday guys! I spent all last weekend behind my sewing machine, and looks like that will be the same for today. I finished up two client orders and also had a few questions from a few ladies that are new to sewing. 330 more words


Short Girl Problems

I’m 5’2″. That means it’s impossible to find a pair of jeans that are the perfect length for me. When I try on jeans in the store, the jeans are so long it looks like I have those scuba dive fins on my feet. 390 more words


Let's Take 1930's Home Economics Together! Chapter Fourteen: Making a Jacket or Coat

Last week, we learned to make dresses in Lesson Thirteen: Making the Dress from Dulcie Godlove Donovan’s “The Mode in Dress and Home,” published in 1935. 84 more words