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The kids wardrobe – Accessories – August 2015

By Julia Claridge | September 3, 2015
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It has been a busy magazine month this month with lots of projects being printed. Sewing World magazine  printed my fun love heart and star shaped back packs projects. I designed these rucksacks to be just the right size to carry a lunch box and water bottle. Perfect for school starters as well as slightly older…

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The kids wardrobe – Princess party – July 2015!

By Julia Claridge | July 28, 2015
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The long awaited Party! From early July last year my daughter had started contemplating the next birthday party and age 5 and 1 day decided it would be a princess party. As the time drew closer (well about January time!!) the subject of the party was the talk of the drive to school, especially the…

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Mums the word! – It’s special to be a sewing mum.

By Julia Claridge | March 26, 2014
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Becoming a mum was really the inspiration and motivation for starting my sewing business. Motherhood also underpins a lot of what I do within the business. I really like what I call the heritage value of sewing. By this I mean the way this skill is passed on through the generations. Certainly that is the…

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Where to buy fabric and trims in Leicester- 2018 update!

By Julia Claridge | September 13, 2013
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I originally wrote this post in 2013 not long after starting teaching sewing classes as a result of being asked where to buy fabric locally. Recently I have been sorting and organising my blog, clearing out old posts that no longer seem relevant. This post still gets a lot of attention so I have decided…