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I Reveal My Inner Magpie

Just a quick one today, everyone! I’ve had a few readers contact me about the patterns in The Great British Sewing Bee Fashion For Fabric… 125 more words

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Ginger Jeans - Done!

My Ginger jeans are done! The final stages made me feel physically ill. Would I ruin everything with a badly placed belt loop, a smashed up rivet or a bar tack gone wrong? 325 more words

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Ginger Jeans Next Steps

And yay, the angels of heaven wept tears of joy because … there had been Ginger Jean sewing!

Not enough to share a finished project, but progress is progress. 236 more words

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The Challenges Of Choice

Something interesting happened this week. I noticed three blog posts in my reader, each celebrating the launch of three different new patterns.

Sheesh, I thought. 374 more words

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Background to Foreground

Hello there!  I’m always asking my students to work their projects from  background to foreground.  There are totally good reasons for this, not just because it’s alphabetical.   620 more words

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Rules To Ignore - Sewing Over Pins

Long ago I read that the way to master a craft is to learn the rule book – and then throw it out! I’m all for that, when the occasion demands. 280 more words

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Ginger Jeans First Steps

I’ve started sewing my first pair of jeans. This has involved dragging out, cleaning and prepping every piece of equipment I own! I have three machines lined up: 232 more words

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