Monthly Archives: April 2013

Metric Pattern Cutting Review- aka success through swearing and mathematics.

I’ve not posted recently as I’ve had my head stuck in a book, Metric Pattern Cutting by Winifred Aldrich. Or, as I’ve been calling it “Metric bastarding Pattern bollocks, I’ve measured this wrong Cutting Oh look, it worked, ace! I’m … Continue reading

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Vintage Pattern Modification

I decided to dig out an long-forgotten vintage sewing pattern and get stuck into some sewing for summer. This one’s an old favourite, Style 1524 and look at the price! $1.60! This is yet another pattern I have “liberated” from … Continue reading

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Fabric dye DIY.

The sun finally came out so I decided to spend some time in the garden messing about with turmeric and indulging in my newest DIY crush – dyeing fabric. I’d dabbled in a bit of tie-dyeing many, many years ago … Continue reading

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Stash-busting T-shirt.

I mentioned in an earlier post that I was keen to work through some of my fabric stash and I started with this t-shirt. This is a really simple top to put together, I basically used this dress I made … Continue reading

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