dressmaking · Vintage style

Simplicity Sewing Challenge Prizes and Knitting and Stitching Show Treats

Hello and welcome to my blog! I haven’t had much time to sew recently as I am extending my kitchen and it has reached a particularly disruptive stage. Unfortunately, this has meant some of my pre-Christmas sewing projects have fallen by the wayside, including my Christmas party dress 😦 However, I do have some exciting… Continue reading Simplicity Sewing Challenge Prizes and Knitting and Stitching Show Treats

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The Sew Saturday Beauty Bag

Hello and welcome back to my blog 🙂 Today I want to tell you all about Sew Saturday, which is an annual event organised by Sew Magazine to promote and celebrate local haberdasheries and fabric shops. Jean at Goldstitch Sew Cafe near Durham has been involved since it was launched three years ago and always organises… Continue reading The Sew Saturday Beauty Bag

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The Simplicity Summer Sewing Challenge

Hello and thank you for stopping by. Today's blog post is all about the Simplicity Summer Sewing Challenge, which I'm entering for the second time. Last year, my entry was highly commended and I really enjoyed seeing how other sewists tackled the pattern. You can read more about last year's entry here. When I saw… Continue reading The Simplicity Summer Sewing Challenge

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Updated Summer Sewing Plans and the Simplicity Sewing Challenge

Hello and welcome back to my blog. A few months ago I set out my sewing plans for the summer. You can read all about it here. However, do any sewists ever actually stick to such plans? I always find I come across patterns and fabrics that catch my eye and my carefully laid plans… Continue reading Updated Summer Sewing Plans and the Simplicity Sewing Challenge