My handmade wardrobe

Take 2 saris, Frida and #therefashioner2018 competition.

This is my entry (well first and main part of…) for this years Refashioners competition. If you haven’t already come across the Refashioners competition you can read all about it over at The Makery. There is also still time to enter…if you’re very quick! I first came across this competition last year and I love…

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Canvas work necklace and a white floaty linen dress.

My latest make at my embroidery class is this canvas work necklace. I joined an embroidery group about a year ago. My first make an embroidered crazy patchwork bag wasn’t something I would have chosen to make but I learnt a lot in different ways by making it. Since this bag I have embraced all new…

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An easy self-drafted jersey t-shirt dress.

t-shirt dress, Bobbins and Buittons

One of my latest makes is an easy jersey t-shirt dress. I haven’t been making that many clothes for myself recently because I do have a pretty well stocked wardrobe. However as always when the season changes I have a bit of a purge. Some items stay in my wardrobe from year to year and…

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My handmade wardrobe – The second Adele dress.

second Adele dress

Last week I wrote about making this dress pattern that came free with Simply sewing magazine. I  made some amendments to the last dress after I finished it because the fit wasn’t quite right. I made the same amendments to the pattern and cut this one out. I repositioned the darts just by 0.5cm but…

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My handmade wardrobe – Simply Sewing Adele dress.

Sewing Adele dress.

This pattern arrived with Simply Sewing magazine at the end of last year. It looked like the perfect ‘dress up’ or ‘dress down’ type of dress that I wanted for various Christmas get togethers. I have definitely  recently become more in favour of comfy and relaxed clothes for what ever the occasion, I am not…

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