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Me Made May 2022

I tend to do a roundup Me Made May post every year for those followers who don’t follow me on Instagram, and also because I frequently reference what I wore and this is a good place to capture things. Week One included the following outfits: Top made from two wool scarves, jeans, and socks and […]

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Stokx Patterns Skater top

As an admirer of Lindy and her Stokx Patterns, I knew that the Skater top would be the perfect foil for the skirts I’ve made from her patterns – the Stokx Carla and Stokx Rock. I’ve wanted to make this top since I very first saw it and it hasn’t disappointed. I love so much […]

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Stokx Rock and Xanthea tee

I really wanted to add the word “skirt” when I typed that heading but realised it would be a tautology as “rock” means “skirt” in German. This pattern was given to me by the lovely Lindy from Stokx Patterns, but the opinions and thoughts are all my own. I was so surprised to realise how […]

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A hood of Ninjas!

I previously made a Stokx Patterns Ninja dress, and decided I wanted to make a top too. Well, the one top has turned into three so I thought I’d look up the collective noun for Ninjas and found a few: a Murder of Ninjas (nope), a Silence of Ninjas (not staying quiet about these) and […]

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Stokx Patterns Ninja Dress

When Lindy from Stokx Patterns offered a free pattern to the Magamsewalong (Make a Garment a Month) team, I chose the Ninja dress as I’d seen some lovely iterations on Instagram. I had a couple of concerns though. I don’t have a long neck, so didn’t know how the cowl neck would work on me […]

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Stokx Carla

This month for Magamsewalong on Instagram the theme is Fabulous Friendship February, and my co-hosts, Suzy @sewing_in_spain and Jayne @janyeraven, and I decided we would make something together. Lindy, the lovely owner of Stokx patterns generously gave us the Carla skirt and dress pattern to make. The dress consists of a knit bodice and a […]

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