My Favourite Make of 2018

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You guys, I am so so thrilled to be finishing the year with this dress. I have made some stuff I am proud of this year but this is hands down my favourite make. It is a slightly hacked version of the Orchid Midi Dress by Chalk and Notch made out of some Atelier Brunette Shine Night Viscose. Read More

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Gorgeous Inside – My Morris Blazer

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Hello and Merry Christmas to those of you who celebrate!

A while ago I shared a picture of the insides of the Grainline Studio Morris Blazer I was making and it went CRAZY on Instagram. It was easily the most likes and comments I had ever had on a photo! I mean, you guys really like pictures of pretty guts! Note to self: post more pictures of the insides of garments!

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Beginner Knitted Jumper

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I shared a few months ago that I have started knitting and I blogged this hat that I made. I am really enjoying supplementing my sewing with a new craft. It is so nice being able to pick up my knitting when I am a bit too tired to sew. I don’t know about you but since the start of the darker evenings I am not always super motivated to have the bright lights on so that I can see to sew. With knitting, I can curl up with just the lamps on and keep cosy adding a few more rows onto my knitting project.

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Palava Fabric Scraps

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If you have been following this blog for a while you may have seen me mention some fabric scraps I bought from my favourite RTW brand at the end of last year. Once a year, Palava (the only RTW brand I still buy!) sell off some of their fabric scraps in an effort to stick to their zero waste commitments and contribute a portion of the money to charity. As well as buying fabrics which otherwise would have been a waste product headed for landfill, they are also more ethical fabrics such as Tencel and Organic Cotton. Read More

Ombre Ninot Jacket

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Here it is! The little cropped jacket of my dreams! Despite tons of problems during the sewing, it’s actually here! I bought this fabric at Sew Up North in June of 2017. In fact, it was the only fabric I bought on the day which was crazy as it was the middle of summer! I didn’t make it into anything last winter as I just couldn’t find the perfect jacket pattern to show off the ombre and so it just sat on my shelf.

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