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Perfect pattern parcel!

Well, hello again!

How’s everyone?

Me? I’m great! Cause I’ve made the ultra-mega-super-cosy garment: The Hudson!

(what? I can’t go to work like this? I think i can!) 383 more words


Tip of the Week: Pressing vs Ironing - what's the difference? #tipoftheweek

We have already discussed the importance of pressing your garment seam by seam as you go along. But what is the difference between pressing and ironing? 178 more words



Just when you think things are coming along nicely, this happens!

This is the result of me getting too overexcited with a seam ripper  :(  Unfortunately it’s right on the centre front of my bodice.  153 more words


#GBSB Episode 4

Well……Quarterfinal day arrived! Would I see it to the semi finals!?!

First up was a boned bodice. I decided on a navy blue brocade and did my very best sewing ! 442 more words


Summer sewing

I’ve been planning my next batch of posts for Minerva Crafts.

This is quite one of my favourite parts of contributing to the Minerva Bloggers Network… 440 more words



Rosita arrived today, but I’m not allowed to play with her.

Instead, I’m steeling myself for several long days of slogging away at hexies. It feels a bit like being kept back in school and doing detention (for those not familiar with the term, detention is extra punishment schoolwork which had to be done at school after hours while all your friends were outside playing). 222 more words