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A tale of two ……. very different garments!

Two very different garments, indeed! The only thing that they have in common is that they are made from the same fabric, and both are finished with rolled hems. I … Continue reading

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Over-sized T shirt by the Maker’s Atelier

I have started to use the patterns in my new book! The Essential Collection I chose the oversized T shirt with long sleeves and planned to make use of the … Continue reading

March 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Birmingham tunic, Marcy Tilton strikes again!

This is my new Birmingham tunic made using V9193¬†from Marcy Tilton, again.   So why is it a Birmingham tunic? I have never quite understood why the Birmingham assay mark … Continue reading

March 19, 2017 · 2 Comments

#SewBrum top

This is another version of Vogue 9063, which I used when I had a go at tie dye work. I hadn’t sewn for several weeks when I went to #SewBrum … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Daisy – Afternoon blouse

This is my third version of Jennifer Lauren’s Afternoon blouse – the daisy version! The others are here and here. The beige one is very wearable, but the blue satin … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Simple Sew Chelsea Blouse – shirring

As a free pattern with Love Sewing magazine, this pattern is good value, but I would not want to pay ¬£10 for it. I’m afraid that yet again I was … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

Serendipity Studios Claire Cami Maxi

I really enjoyed making this dress using Serendipity Studios Claire Cami pattern. After making a knit maxi using McCalls pattern, and not liking the result at all, I decided to … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · Leave a comment