May 2014

Wedding season part 1 : Lace skirt & silk blouse

29 May 2014
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My favourite things to wear in this world are various shades of cream or white and denim. I think it is a given that most brides would be less than impressed with anyone turning up dressed in white lace to their big day and equally underwhelmed at my appearing in a pair of jeans. This […]

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Grey Lace Tee

25 May 2014
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This was an entirely unplanned little project that I ended up squeezing in at the end of a day’s sewing. I had been making baby tees for the new business called Maggs and Lowden that I have set up with my friend Hannah and was wearing this self drafted lace tee at the time. It […]

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Video Tutorial | Bias Binding Part 2

19 May 2014
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Those of you that have been reading this blog for a while may remember a video I posted about making bias binding. Well it was always supposed to have a second part that showed you how I apply the binding to my garments and now it finally does! Woohoo! In this video I also cover […]

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Inspired by Louis Vuitton: Cutwork blouse

14 May 2014
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I find sewing inspiration all over the place including some of the high end fashion labels. One of these labels, in fact possibly my absolute favourite, is Dolce and Gabanna who regularly produce collections that make me want to drop what I am doing and head straight to the sewing machine. Two summers ago they […]

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Pattern Hack Instructions | Deer & Doe Reglisse Blouse

12 May 2014
Reglisse Blouse Pattern Hack

Hello everyone, hope you all had a good start to the week. Thanks so much to all of you who left such lovely comments on my last post, I decided to get right to it and post the details of how I altered the Deer and Doe Reglisse pattern into a blouse straight away for […]

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Til the Sun also Rises | Deer & Doe Reglisse Blouse

6 May 2014
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A¬†little while ago Andree of til the sun goes down contacted me to see if I would like to sew something up in one of her beautiful reproduction vintage fabrics. I was of course delighted as her fabric collection is stunning featuring a huge number of silks which you all know that I love to […]

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