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Pilvi jacket

The Instagram challenge of #Magamsewalong for March is “Mad March” and my annual theme is “stashbusting” so I had this in mind when I chose the fabric for this make, as I consider this fabric rather mad, and I was mad about it when I bought it. I have had a piece of fabric in […]

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From frumpy to fabulous-ish

The theme for the February Make a Garment a Month Sewalong on Instagram is “from frumpy to fabulous”, and the idea was to take an existing item of clothing that made me feel frumpy and transform it. I knew I was going to struggle with this as most of my frumpy clothes get dispatched pretty […]

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Lander pants at last

I think everyone has heard of/seen/made the Lander pants by True Bias, and I’ve had the pattern assembled, traced and hanging around my sewing space for weeks while I admired those made by all the other sewists out there. Then Megan from Meggipeg gave me this rather lovely black wool blend fabric and I instantly […]

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Marimekko Flint skirt take two

A tragic thing happened with my last post – none of my text and photos published and vanished from my history. I have no idea what went wrong but I shall rewrite it, even though it’s never as good the second time! This outfit is made from the Marimekko print known as “Unikko”. This is […]

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Scout & Tedra & Onyx

I haven’t had a lot of time for sewing lately as we’ve had lots going on. However, I have managed some simple makes between other tasks and here they are. I made yet another Grainline Scout Tee from some mustard and white spotted cotton that I have just become sick of seeing in the stash. I […]

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Free fabric Friday

No, Free fabric Friday isn’t a thing and nor am I giving fabric away (although I should). I simply used some free fabric in these two garments and I’m blogging on a Friday, and it alliterated, so it was a no brainer for a title. Sorry (not sorry)! So… the free fabric comes in the form […]

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