Repurposed, self-drafted, Sewing

Rapt in my wrap

Having been inspired by the wrap from Heaven Wrapped I set about making one for myself. This wrap is also from Heaven Wrapped and is the most luscious cotton/viscose/cashmere blend, which is both light and warm.   I made the holes round for this one and actually did it in my pattern making class at Workspace-FADS, as […]

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Repurposed, Sewing, Stashbusting

Vogue 1291

  I’ve had this pattern in my stash for a long time and for some reason decided to make it up using a silk scarf I’ve also had for a while. A very fragile silk scarf! The pattern is Vogue 1291, a Sandra Betzina design and I bought it, I think, to make up one of […]

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Op shopping, Repurposed, Sewing, Stashbusting

Bellini double take

Having made my first Bellini, I thought I’d join the Bellini Sewalong and make a peach Bellini out of some slubby silk that Mark bought me in Sri Lanka. Feeling smug about the peach Bellini thing, I raided the stash cupboard to discover that the “peach” is actually apricot. OK, an Apricot Bellini could be an […]

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OWOP, Repurposed, Sewing, Stashbusting, vintage

Recycled Vogue 1247

My friend Thelma gave me this lovely camel coloured stretch fabric when she made her donation to my stash last year. I saw it as a coat and made it into this vintage jacket. Unfortunately it was a disaster! It was too stiff. I unpicked the whole thing and tucked it away. Then Repurpose, Reuse and […]

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