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MIID Summer School - Brief #3 - part 2

Well…..I still can’t believe it, but within a few hours since my first post today, I can tell you that I just submitted my design! Where are the moments of stress and sweat and tears? 211 more words

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MIID Summer School - Brief #3 -part 1

Last week I received the third and last brief of the Make It In Design Summer School, pattern making. This brief is all about jewels (with a addition of the word ‘dissonance’). 247 more words

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Africa Fashion Week

Bright colours, mind boggling patterns and a simple pattern to create a unique garment screams African fashion to me. This month I attended African Fashion Week, home to talented designers using inspiration from the mother land to light up the catwalk. 74 more words


Back to sewing....

After a long week working away in Norwich, I’m back for the weekend to resume sewing the bridesmaid dress! Going back to Norwich on Monday morning, so no long weekend for me I’m afraid 😔. 17 more words

MIID Summer School - Brief #2

This morning I’d like to share my designing process of my second Pattern Making brief (Make It In Design), which had to do with tribal shapes. 666 more words

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Summer Season

Summer is nearing it’s end and I’m finishing up with all my summer dresses, shirts, and shorts! I’m starting to think about fall outfits to make and which materials to use. 50 more words


A simple black Nettie dress

Dear readers,

Do you realize that as seamstresses, we tend to overanalyze our wardrobe? I mean who else spends these hours reading about the Wardrobe Architect… 412 more words

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