A very girly Fifi PJ set!

Happy Chinese New Year everyone! I’ve always loved Chinese New Year – it’s pretty much the only Chinese cultural tradition that’s been kept in my family. I love the colours, the decorations, lion dances and food, plus there’s always those red packets full of money. It’s all so good! There are lots of superstitions and […]

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The Morgan jeans from Closet Case

Have you ever tried on 20 pairs of jeans and realise not a single one fits you properly? I have. It’s one of the most depressing things ever!  I have proper thunder thighs which means any jeans I can pull up all the way will always be ginormous around my waist. It’s quite the conundrum.  […]

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My first coat!

I picked a really easy pattern for my first attempt at a coat. It’s this Simplicity 1284 60s replica pattern. I picked it for two reasons: 1. I really fancied a collarless coat and 2. This pattern required only 2 metres of fabric which meant it was perfect for this grey herringbone wool that I […]

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On adding thumbholes to your sweaters…

So I thought I’d get this post out sooner rather than later as I know there are a lot of you out there who are making sweaters at the momentΒ and just in caseΒ someone might want to use this tutorial this month! I am a big fan of thumbholes in long sleeved sweaters. I remember as […]

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A reversible velvet slip dress!

Um, by reversible I don’t mind inside out but back to front! That makes sense, right? I love the slip dress look. It’s been around for a little while but I’d never actually gotten round to making one! I’d picked up one from H&M a couple of months back (it was on sale for the […]

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Measuring up for Project #sewmystyle

Happy New Year everyone!  I hope you all like the changes to the site so far. Please bear with me (and let me know) if there is anything amiss. It’s still in teething stages! I’m kicking off 2017 with a quick post on the first #sewmystyle project – the Toaster Sweater #2 from Sew House […]

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