Sewing

Lady Aimee top

Whilst I’ve been coverstitching my clothes for some time, my newfound love of the reverse coverstitch knows no bounds. It has led me down a bit of a rabbit hole as I explore sewing patterns with style lines that lend themselves to coverstitching. I noticed on Instagram that Meggipeg has also been experimenting with coverstitching, so […]

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Sewing

A perfect summer ensemble

When I was asked to pattern test the Summer Solstice Bratop and Equinox Elastic Waist Skirt, I was thrilled. We were deep in winter and I needed to make something to reassure myself that summer was going to arrive eventually.  This ensemble is a simple make and an easy wear. In the summer I love […]

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Sewing, vintage pledge

Kitchenette Pyjamas

I won a Decades of Style pattern as part of a prize in the Sewalongs and Sewing Contests Facebook group and, after much dithering, I chose the Kitchenette Pyjamas pattern from the 1930s, which I thought was rather fun. The pattern envelope shows colour blocked pyjamas I chose to use one piece of fabric – a […]

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