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Four Year Sewiversary – things I wish I’d known when I was a beginner sewist

This week marks 4 years since I first started sewing. It's something I really love doing and I often hear people say "Oh I wish I could do that!" so to mark my 4 year 'sewiversary' I thought I'd share some thoughts and resources for anyone new to dressmaking or thinking about getting started. (I'll… Continue reading Four Year Sewiversary – things I wish I’d known when I was a beginner sewist

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Maternity/Breastfeeding Pattern Hack Tutorial

Inspired by a RTW maternity breastfeeding top I'd bought I decided to figure out how to hack a pattern to make more feeding friendly clothes. The idea of this top is that it's got a modesty panel so that you can feed without feeling quite so exposed. I thought I'd share the instructions in case… Continue reading Maternity/Breastfeeding Pattern Hack Tutorial

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Sew Over It – Intro to sewing with knit fabrics online course

This online course comes with 2 patterns the Alice Top and Emma Dress. You receive the patterns plus written instructions and sew along videos which talk you through each step. Emma Dress I made the Emma dress first using a scuba fabric. It was the first time I'd worked with scuba and I'm pleased to… Continue reading Sew Over It – Intro to sewing with knit fabrics online course