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Craft-Splurge: The Stylish Dress Book

Craft-Splurge: The Stylish Dress Book

The internet can be a scary place. Alongside the more unsavoury areas of the web there are also the sites that will not set the safesearch filters twitching, but instead pose the more genteel threats of the desire to make, try to sometimes buy all […]

Finished 1930s Blouse

Finished 1930s Blouse

This ‘1930s Blouse’ is my first competed sewn garment, completed in a couple of afternoons. The pattern is from the book that accompanies the most recent series of The Great British Sewing Bee, which I treated myself to a couple of months ago. I thought […]

The Gingham Knicker Experience

The Gingham Knicker Experience

I decided a little while ago that I really wanted to try to make my own knickers. I first had the idea many moons ago when I was short of both money and underwear and Mr Awesome had a drawer full of t-shirts, many that he […]

Cottage Crafting And Panic Craft Magazine Sampling

Cottage Crafting And Panic Craft Magazine Sampling

The past few days have seen the annual long weekend where we traditionally go away with a huge group of friends to eat, drink, be merry and play boardgames (whilst maintaining the eating and drinking theme). Because it is a number of days away from […]

FO: Charming Polka Dots Bag: 101 Fabric-By-Fabric Ways To Sew A Metre Book Review

FO: Charming Polka Dots Bag: 101 Fabric-By-Fabric Ways To Sew A Metre Book Review

After making the Retro Bag from my newest and favourite book purchase 101 Fabric-By-Fabric Ways To Sew A Metre I decided that I couldn’t wait to get back to cutting, basing, pinning and sewing. I have found myself in a rhythm these past two weeks […]

FO: Folklore Bag: 101 Great Ways To Sew A Metre Book Review.

FO: Folklore Bag: 101 Great Ways To Sew A Metre Book Review.

After the relative success of the shopping tote I made on Friday I decided that I would allow myself loose on one of the pieces of fabric that I had brought back from our weekend of shopping in Wales. I have been kind of building […]