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The Magical Art Of Fabric Manipulation

I love this photograph. It sums up one my most favourite aspects of sewing – the magical art of fabric manipulation. Sometimes it really does feel like magic! 243 more words

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Hold My Hand, Please!

I can’t remember when, where or why I bought this vintage Vogue 5098 pattern, but I can’t stop looking at it. It sat on my desk for a while, and I snapped it on… 312 more words

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Does Sewing Teach Self Knowledge?

I’ve enrolled in another sewing class! I can’t tell you how happy this makes me. To have the mental and physical energy for three hours of midweek learning is a breakthrough. 250 more words

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C Is For Capsule

For an Easter weekend away, you need a capsule home made wardrobe – especially when travelling by train and crowded car, with a dog in tow. 132 more words

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Wild Horses

Remember I said I needed a palate cleanser, after my Ginger jeans? This is it! A quick and easy make from a batwing dress I rubbed off years ago for a friend. 146 more words

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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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