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Striped ‘Sade’ dress (From Breaking the Pattern)

This year I decided to make myself a 'birthday dress', as the start of what will hopefully be a new tradition. I'm not big on fancy party dresses though, so I wanted something I could wear year round, but that was still a little bit special... I bought Breaking the Pattern as an early birthday… Continue reading Striped ‘Sade’ dress (From Breaking the Pattern)

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Super comfy ‘Stella’ set (From TATB Stretch book)

I can't believe I managed to go over a month without making a Tilly and the Buttons pattern; that must be a record for me! I couldn't resist making the Stella set though, as I desperately need more cosy clothes to wear around the house. Here's how it turned out: (In my natural habitat of… Continue reading Super comfy ‘Stella’ set (From TATB Stretch book)

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Sarah Kirsten’s Morning Glory top- Wrap hack tutorial

I made the original version of Sarah Kirsten's Morning Glory top a few weeks ago, using some cheap polycotton, and really enjoyed the process of making it. Sarah gets you to draft the pattern yourself, straight onto the fabric, based on your own measurements (so it's guaranteed to fit perfectly!). The original top Whilst I… Continue reading Sarah Kirsten’s Morning Glory top- Wrap hack tutorial

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Flutter sleeve ‘Joni’ dress (From TATB Stretch book)

I've had the Tilly and the Buttons Stretch book for a while now, and I've finally got my act together and made something from it! I found this gorgeous jersey in the fabric shop Like Sew Amazing. I think it's from Art Gallery Fabrics, but I'm not quite sure. Anyway, it's super soft and drapey,… Continue reading Flutter sleeve ‘Joni’ dress (From TATB Stretch book)

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Sewing my own bikini! (Closet Case patterns Sophie swimsuit)

I'm always trying to challenge myself with my sewing, and a couple of months ago I decided swimwear would be my next challenge! We were going on holiday soon, and as I rarely swim in my day to day life it seemed like this would be the only chance I'd get to make a swimming… Continue reading Sewing my own bikini! (Closet Case patterns Sophie swimsuit)