Vogue 7975: DIY Quilted Cotton Boho Jacket – Finished Garment

Hi Friends, I am very pleased today to be able to share my finished jacket with you. The first two posts that talk about the construction of this jacket can be found here (post one) and here (post two). Thanks to White Tree Fabrics for providing me with the fabric and the opportunity to make […]

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Vogue 7975: A Quilted Boho Version: Construction Post 2

Hey All, Today I have a pictureless post to share with you 🙂 Aren’t you lucky? BTW, the first construction post for this jacket can be found here. Just wanted to update you on how this project was going, and largely talk about the pattern modifications that I have made. Firstly, an update on the […]

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McCalls 6829: DIY Girls Lace Peplum Top #GBSB

Hello Readers, Who’s been watching Series 3 of the Great British Sewing Bee then? Wasn’t last nights episode great? Without giving too much away, the theme for the week was “sewing with challenging fabrics”, one of them being lace. The lace featured in todays post wasn’t sewn up by any of the contestants (I don’t […]

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McCalls 6989: DIY Navy and Black Lace Dress with Cuffed Sleeves

Hi Readers, I hope you all had a wonderful, peaceful, happy christmas. This dress is my latest make for White Tree Fabrics. They provided the fabric and the pattern (of my selection). Whilst I genuinely do love the lace, I am not so sure about the pattern itself. Here’s the lowdown! The pattern is McCalls […]

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Vogue 1386: DIY Missoni Knit Dress: White Tree Fabrics Post

Hello My Friends, It may be hard to believe but I think, at least in my corner of the world, that summer is over. We have had very heavy rain and strong winds for the last few days and it already feels like autumn is here. I may be being pessimistic, but that’s why the […]

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