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Choosing my first pattern to sew

Where to start! There are hundreds of patterns out there and with this being my first ever sewn garment choosing the correct one was important. Mainly out of fear of it going horribly wrong. Consequently, scaring myself to the point of never touching a sewing pattern again! *takes deep breath!* But also because it’s so… Continue reading Choosing my first pattern to sew

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New year … New skills

I’m posting this rather late considering we are now into March (oops!). But it has been a rather hectic new start to the year. I spent four weeks away over Christmas and New year in New Zealand visiting my best friend, arriving back mid- January and back to the day job two days later. Just… Continue reading New year … New skills

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Fabric Shopping Haul …. The Brixham Sewing Box

  Today I took a trip to Brixham in Torbay, South Devon. I’ve been there countless times and had to mention the small family run haberdashery located just around the corner from the harbour. It’s one of those shops you just briefly pop into and walk out somehow spending £30! It is small but has… Continue reading Fabric Shopping Haul …. The Brixham Sewing Box

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Sewing Box Guide – Part 1 – Sewing Threads

There are a few essentials items that everyone needs in their sewing box. It is best to start off with a few bits and then add to your accessories as you go. This post ended up being a little long (sorry!) so I’ve split it into a miniseries which I’ll post in instalments.   So… Continue reading Sewing Box Guide – Part 1 – Sewing Threads