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Vintage Pattern Swap?

Slowly my vintage pattern collection is growing. I have too few to swap physically, but am happy to send accurate traced copies in exchange for another copy of a vintage pattern. If any of the following appeal to you let

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Vintage Pattern Swap?

Slowly my vintage pattern collection is growing. I have too few to swap physically, but am happy to send accurate traced copies in exchange for another copy of a vintage pattern. If any of the following appeal to you let

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Ringbearer and flowergirl: the cutest outfits

The advantage of marrying later in life, you have your own cute little ring bearer and flower girl. If you like sewing, it’s an added bonus! I ended up making both of their outfits. (Link to the making of the

masterb (68)

Ringbearer and flowergirl: the cutest outfits

The advantage of marrying later in life, you have your own cute little ring bearer and flower girl. If you like sewing, it’s an added bonus! I ended up making both of their outfits. (Link to the making of the

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The wedding dress saga

I dislike the frills and lace and bling of ready-to-wear wedding dresses. And the forced mermaid-or-princess-or-bohemian looks. If I’m to be an old bride, at least with some dignity…I hope. Designing my own is the only option! Yippeee! Instant crush on Dessy’s

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The wedding dress saga

I dislike the frills and lace and bling of ready-to-wear wedding dresses. And the forced mermaid-or-princess-or-bohemian looks. If I’m to be an old bride, at least with some dignity…I hope. Designing my own is the only option! Yippeee! Instant crush on Dessy’s

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Stamped robot T-shirt

This post is a quickie before the wedding bells ring! In 10 days my mad wedding sewothon will end, and this sweatshop-in-the-attic returns to being an atelier. And I can show the wedding collection 2016: bride : the 4 prototypes

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Stamped robot T-shirt

This post is a quickie before the wedding bells ring! In 10 days my mad wedding sewothon will end, and this sweatshop-in-the-attic returns to being an atelier. And I can show the wedding collection 2016: bride : the 4 prototypes

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Norwegian knitted jacket -free chart

I keep embarking on these mega knitting projects that keep me frustrated busy for months. Latest finished knitothon: a self-designed cardigan with various Norwegian-style patterns. It’s not as gorgeous as I had hoped for but am very pleased it (being finished! and

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Norwegian knitted jacket -free chart

I keep embarking on these mega knitting projects that keep me frustrated busy for months. Latest finished knitothon: a self-designed cardigan with various Norwegian-style patterns. It’s not as gorgeous as I had hoped for but am very pleased it (being finished! and

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Slim urban dungarees

I love dungarees. Alas most are very ‘old Macdonald’: too large and ill-fitting. Or maternity style and equally large and ill-fitting. Thank you Knipmode for this pattern of relatively skinny dungarees!!! I wanted sleek urban dungarees, I opted for a dark denim in

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Slim urban dungarees

I love dungarees. Alas most are very ‘old Macdonald’: too large and ill-fitting. Or maternity style and equally large and ill-fitting. Thank you Knipmode for this pattern of relatively skinny dungarees!!! I wanted sleek urban dungarees, I opted for a dark denim in

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Keen to be in a magazine…

YES YES YES! La Maison Victor jan/feb 2016 published my art-work dress! I’m less excited to see my face (or bum for that matter -> shorts in La Maison Victor sept oct 2015) than the major accolade of a superb magazine spending

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Keen to be in a magazine…

YES YES YES! La Maison Victor jan/feb 2016 published my art-work dress! I’m less excited to see my face (or bum for that matter -> shorts in La Maison Victor sept oct 2015) than the major accolade of a superb magazine spending