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The Mermaid Dress

It’s been a while since my last blog but things have been so hectic recently that I am afraid to say my blog has been a little neglected!  However, I have been busy sewing and so I thought I would tell you a little bit about the mermaid dress I made recently and to get… Continue reading The Mermaid Dress

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When Whales Flutter…

A little while ago I happened to spy the most amazing fabric on Instagram – you know the one, that fabric that you can’t live without?  Well, The Owl and Sewing Cat had this whale print in stock and I had to have it in my life, so off I went to Eastbourne in search of whales!… Continue reading When Whales Flutter…

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The Easter Dress

Easter is nearly upon us and what better excuse do I need to make myself a dress? During the half term holiday, my lovely friends and I visited The Eclectic Maker and I stumbled across this wonderful cotton print called Sailsbury Spring – perfect for an Easter dress!   I wanted to brighten up the soft grey… Continue reading The Easter Dress

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Anna’s Arrived (and Exciting News!)

It appears that I am fashionably late to the party again! This time the celebration in question is the By Hand London Anna dress and to be honest, I don’t know why I have waited so long! Of course, like many others, I downloaded the pattern as soon as I saw it, but I never… Continue reading Anna’s Arrived (and Exciting News!)

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Twirling with Teapots

Is it me, or has the world recently gone mad for dungaree dresses? Yes, I know that Tilly has just bought out the Cleo pattern and everyone seems to be making it – but it’s not for me. Don’t get me wrong, the pattern looks lovely on and there are some amazing ones flying around… Continue reading Twirling with Teapots

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Sewing with Angels

It has been quite a while since I my last blog post and I am the first to admit that I have neglected my sewing for the past couple of months too. The reason for the radio silence is because my wonderful mum passed away after a short but courageous battle against ovarian cancer at… Continue reading Sewing with Angels


A Summer Shirt Dress

The weather here in Blighty has certainly been temperamental over the last week.  Only a few days ago we were hibernating due to snow and this week the sun has come out and it feels like summer – Hooray! I have been itching to make something summery and decided to try the Alder shirt dress from Grainline Studio. … Continue reading A Summer Shirt Dress