Vogue 8946 – a gift!

It’s lovely to be able to use your sewing skills to make beautiful one of a kind gifts for your loved ones. If they turn out well at any rate… Here’s one I’ve made recently. It’s the Vogue 8946 which I made for my mum for her birthday! I opted for the long sleeve version […]

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Buying fabric online – a good idea?

Is it a good idea to buy fabric online? It’s a bit hit and miss to be honest. Unless you know very specifically what you’re buying i.e. it’s something you’ve bought before/ you know the brand and bought something similar, I don’t recommend it. Or at least I’ve not had a whole lot of luck […]

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A chic chambray tee

I love chambray at the moment. I have no idea why… I must’ve picked up at least 3 new chambray denim shirts in the sales this year already! (And yes, slap on the wrist for buying RTW…) I picked up a lovely piece of chambray during my latest trip to Paris. €20 for 3 metres […]

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Peony – not just my favourite flower…

But also a dress pattern from Colette!   Cute, right? I like the simplicity of the design plus it comes with in seam pockets. It’s the first pattern I’m making which has them included and not just added in by myself! I figured it’ll be an easy pattern to go back to time and time again […]

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Learning to love (tolerate) my sewing mistakes…

I’m that person that makes a mistake whilst sewing, gets really frustrated with it, then hides that project in a bin bag in the darkest corner of her sewing room never to see the light of day again… Well that was me until more recently anyway. When I started out sewing I really made a […]

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Bomber jackets in triplicate

The joys of having sisters include having to make things for three people instead of one… Perhaps a little annoying but I did actually offer with these jackets so no one to blame but myself! That being said I’m now officially an expert at putting the Wear Lemonade Rosa bomber jacket together and can do […]

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An Agnes top for work

I’m not someone who gets to wear nice dress or even a suit to work! I literally rock up in jeans and a t-shirt because I wear scrubs over the top of whatever I wear. Having a good stock of long and short sleeve tees is so important because these need to be washed ridiculously […]

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