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Spring For Cotton Dress (a bit late!)

As you know if you’ve been reading this blog for a while, I’m not very good at joining in with sew-alongs or sewing challenges – I tried to do the… 929 more words


Vicky's Summer Dress - Simplicity 3532

Meet Vicky… She is aged 13 and a bona fide dressmaker. This is her very first garment… I am so proud to be able to post this, she has tirelessly, every Wednesday after school (but with a fair amount of chatting and biscuit munching in between) stitched this fine cotton lawn dress and lined it with muslin.. 106 more words

The Sewing Parlour

On the home front

Regular readers will know there’s nothing quite like a vintage pattern to get me excited… so you can imagine my reaction when I came across these Australian Home Journals at a market last weekend – and even more so when I bought them for a song! 14 more words

Pretty Things

Sunday Sevens // 16 2015

Sunday Sevens is a weekly blog series hosted by Nat at Threads and Bobbins. Visit her site to find out all you need to know about how to participate. 184 more words

A Visit to Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair

I’m currently on a quest to source vintage trims and fabrics for the 1920’s and 30’s inspired lingerie and loungewear I’m endeavouring to make. So last weekend I took a trip to the IACF Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair for inspiration. 585 more words