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It’s all about tops

I’ve made the odd top since I’ve been home from holidays and thought I might highlight them here. First of all I have to show you my Pattern Union Molly Tee. This is a very fitted (read negative ease) boat necked tee with forward shoulder seams. It is perfect as a layering piece and is […]

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Sew Japanese in January

One of the Instagram challenges currently doing the rounds is Sew Japanese in January, and it is just the push I needed to sew up a couple of Japanese patterns that I’ve been keen to make for a while. I started with the Simply Sewn Gingham Button Down, which is featured on the front of […]

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Rain cape

I used to have a lovely ready-to-wear rain cape and then it did what they often do, which was to delaminate. All the waterproofing just shredded off and I was left with something that was quite useless. Rain capes are more useful in some ways than a raincoat because they can keep a bag or […]

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