The elephant proof coat!

Hi there! If you follow me on Instagram at all, you’ll know already what my latest make is as I’ve been way too excited about it to remove all sign from my account. Yep, I finally tackled the Closet Case Patterns Kelly anorak and I’m totally and utterly in love! This is far and away […]

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A seriously classy maxi

Hi there! Firstly I’d like to say thank you to everyone who commented on my last post; I was rather overwhelmed by the response to be honest.  So many thoughtful, lovely comments here, on Facebook and on Instagram; thank you all so very much. Today, normal service will be resumed with my latest post for […]

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Hi everyone, A slightly different post from me this evening, although it’s on a topic I  have touched on before. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I’m joining in (marginally intermittently) with this year’s #sewphotohop.  This involves posting a photo each day to a predefined prompt theme, many days being sponsored by […]

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A lazy Datura!

Hi there! Today’s holiday blog will be shorter and sweeter than usual, purely because this is now my 5th version of this top! Yes, it’s the Datura again! But I thought it was worth mentioning as I did make a few change to this one that make it, in my opinion, even more perfect as […]

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Tribute to Dolly

Hi there! It’s time for another summer holiday dress, but this time it’s a Tribute Month make. The Sewcialists Tribute Month is all about taking inspiration from another person who sews and communicates about it online. My first post this month was taking general style inspiration, from Shauni, and making a culottes jumpsuit. This one, […]

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Zig zag Sallie

Hi there!  So, following my previous post all about the Sallie jumpsuit, I thought I’d share my first version of the pattern with you; the maxi dress. I’d been wondering about a jersey maxi for a while as I’ve one from Oasis from a couple of years back which I always reach for to look […]

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