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Barcelona fabric heaven

A couple of weeks ago I went to Barcelona for a long weekend.  It was such a lovely weekend.  Lots of exploring, gastronomic delights, and also a little bit of shopping. 68 more words

Frills All Round!

Summer is finally making an appearance here in Blighty and so needless to say it is time to get my lily white legs out in the hope that my freckles will join together to create the perfect all over tan!  328 more words


A botched cami and a pattern fitting workshop

So #thewardrobechallenge didn’t go so well in June. Somehow the month ran away with me and so a couple of weeks ago I decided to try and bust some of the fabric stash and make something quick and easy for summer – the Cami top from the 1st GBSB book. 741 more words


Simply Sewing : a magazine review

I don’t usually buy magazines, sewing or otherwise, although I am lucky enough to get a subscription to Selvedge as a birthday present every year. 781 more words


This Is Going To Be A Great Week!

Good Morning!!

Well what a great weekend and then today too is going to be awesome! So Saturday I did not get to go to the vintage and handmade fair as they changed the day to next Saturday! 296 more words

The most basic of basics: White Renfrew T-Shirt

There’s been a wave of t-shirt sewing among the blogging community lately. It’s great that we’re embracing sewing the basic items we wear frequently and shunning RTW. 224 more words


Tomy: My first dress

This was the first dress I ever made. I never wore it out of the house. Mainly because I’m not a dress person. I’ve always felt weird about wearing them. 140 more words