#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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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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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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Goji has to go

Today’s make is a first for me. It had to happen sometime and this, it seems, is it; it’s a Deer and Doe pattern that I don’t love. I don’t even like it very much. I should. I like the line drawings. I like the topstitching details. I like the big patch pockets and the […]

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