#TNT: The Agnes top

Hi there! So yes, I am having a little bit of a blog post catch up session; I’ve not blogged for weeks but that is partly because a lot of what I’ve been making has been repeats to fill out my autumn wardrobe a little.  However, this month on the Sewcialists website is all about […]

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Fourth time’s a charm?

Hi there! Another blog post after much radio silence? That is indeed the case.  What’s more, it’s another jumpsuit (who am I these days, anyway?!) Today sees the publication of my latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network make. And I chose to do my fourth version of the Closet Case Files “Sallie” jumpsuit. I know, same […]

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Getting charitable

As regular readers will know, now and again I get the urge to do something for charity. Together with Sally, we’ve raised around £950 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance across the two Sew Up North events, so sometimes it pays off. I’m fortunate to work for a FTSE100 company that now and again puts its money […]

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My first ever published article!

Hi there! It’s been pretty quiet around here of late; apologies for that but somehow, I just haven’t been in the mood for blogging.  A combination of real life stress, an ever expanding to sew list and, for the last month, a non-functional washing machine has meant I just haven’t had spare time or energy […]

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Success despite myself!

Morning! Hope you’re enjoying this unseasonable warm weather; I’ve just got back from dragging myself and the girls to Junior Parkrun so am obviously tucking in to a cafe latte and a chocolate chip cookie bigger than my head….. Since finishing my coat, I’ve felt the need for a few quick and easy makes to […]

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The girls with the twirly skirts

Hi there! My latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network post goes live today and, in a change from my usual selfish sewing, I decided to make something for my children this time around.  Clearly that meant making two dresses, rather than selecting a favourite child! They’re both at an age where skirts need to twirl and […]

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True Bias Southport(s)

Hi there! So this is a slightly delayed summer makes blog post, but I was lucky enough to receive some viscose from Minerva Crafts to review and I’ve been waiting for them to publish so I could share my makes. The product review, which features three of the dresses I made, is here. So why […]

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