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My handmade wedding dress

It’s our 6th wedding anniversary today, and I’m reminded that I never did sit down and write a blog about my handmade wedding dress- maybe that will be…

Butterick jacket 3259 in dark green linen, paired with B6016 in a fine cheesecloth, both from Fabric Corner. The jacket is interfaced throughout to reduce those inevitable linen…

August Sewing Roundup

This post first appeared on the Sew It Yourself Challenge August seems to be the month the sunshine forgot, so my sewing hasn’t been the floral explosion you…

September Sewing Roundup

This post first appeared on the Sew It Yourself Challenge September might have been a quieter month on the making front but it’s been a great top-up for…

July Makes

This post first appeared on the Sew It Yourself Challenge July was another lovely month at the machine with a few makes for friends and family as well…

June Sewing Roundup

This post first appeared on the Sew It Yourself Challenge Welcome back sewing fans, I’m really looking forward to sharing some of my favourite makes with you from…

April Makes

This post first appeared on the Sew It Yourself Challenge A pinch and a punch…! It’s the first of the month so time for my April sewing roundup. …

January Sewing Roundup

This post first appeared on the Sew It Yourself Challenge January has been a busy month busting the winter blues at the sewing machine! The recent cold snap…

March Makes

This post first appeared on the Sew It Yourself Challenge Once again I’ve surprised myself with just how much sewing I managed to squeeze in this month! We…

Makeover Magic

Back in Autumn 2014 I purchased some blue viscose-mix wool at the Twisted Thread Knitting & Stitching show in Harrogate. It was £12p/m which is more than I’m normally…