Halifax Hoodie in Blue

Halifax Hoodie in Blue

I needed a lightweight, zip-up fleece or sweatshirt to replace one I'd been wearing around the house for years, which had quite frankly seen much better days! So I was casually keeping my eye out for a suitable pattern. The Halifax Hoodie by Hey June Patterns came to...

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A Belated Announcement – I won!

A Belated Announcement – I won!

  As you may know, I entered the Vintage Section of the Simplicity Sewing Challenge last year. You may not know however, that I won it! 😃 I was very, very surprised! There were so many fabulous entries that I thought my top didn't stand a chance. Some...

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A Super Snuggly Paprika Patterns Jasper Hoodie

A Super Snuggly Paprika Patterns Jasper Hoodie

I love my Paprika Patterns Jasper Hoodie - can you tell! The moment I saw this photo on the Paprika Patterns website I knew I had to make it.  I mean, come on, it's an asymmetric hoodie with princess seams and a pocket which goes all the way through!  It was love at...

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The Not-So-Humble T-Shirt(s) & Out-takes!

The Not-So-Humble T-Shirt(s) & Out-takes!

This is the garment which returned my sewing mojo to me!  A humble t-shirt! It wasn't that I wasn't sewing anything at all, after all, I make a lot of bellydance tops for others and I was very slowly making the odd thing for myself which I might wear once in a blue...

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Elephant Trousers!

Elephant Trousers!

I am probably far too excited about these Elephant Trousers than I really should be at my age!  ;-)   But I love them! So these are the brand new Carrie Trousers from Sew Over It, available only in their brand new Ultimate Guide to Sewing and Fitting Trousers online...

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Simplicity Challenge 2016

Simplicity Challenge 2016 Winner of Vintage Section
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