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Twists and Tucks

More Marcy Tilton….. This time I am trying out V9317, having waited for much of the spring for the pattern to be released in the UK. I’ve been pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

July 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Vogue 9284, Step 8. Make any necessary fit alterations!

Trousers! So great to wear, but so hard to get right. Actually, if you go back as far as the ’60s, do you remember the word ‘slacks’? I haven’t heard … Continue reading

December 29, 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

Travel jacket – another Marcy Tilton design

I have trouble resisting Marcy’s designs. So I had to have V9244, and was super pleased to find this fabric to make it. It came from Barry’s. It’s a relatively … Continue reading

March 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

A smart shrug – V9190

This ‘shrug’ is my first use of Vogue 9190, yet another Marcy Tilton design. The design is great; the fabric isn’t.           This is yet more … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Black and white tunic by Marcy Tilton

When the cutting out is harder than the sewing! Although that is not unusual for a Marcy Tilton pattern. It’s cut from a single layer, so the first thing that … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Marcy Tilton Raincoat

I sew too much, so I decided to make a raincoat! I also like Marcy Tilton¬†designs, so I decided to make it using Vogue 8934 above. The idea was to … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment