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19 shirred sewing patterns | The Pattern Edit

Shirring had a moment and this spring/summer it is predicted to be back and bigger than ever. After over a year of loungewear shirred clothing is the perfect way to ease yourself back into ‘real’ clothes. This round up includes…

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15 sewing patterns with statement collars | The Pattern Edit

This trend is probably going to be one of the ones that I finally get on board with about half a year after it has ended but big collars are everywhere right now. There are some amazing collared patterns out…

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43 statement back sewing patterns | The Pattern Edit

There’s something about a statement back that just screams main character energy. Whether its a summer dress, a party piece or a simple top with a twist, statement backs are a design feature guaranteed to wow. And don’t think a…

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33 Square neckline sewing patterns | The Pattern Edit

Welcome to my new blog post series: The Pattern Edit! In case you hadn’t noticed, I’m such a nerd when it comes to sewing patterns. In fact, I think I may prefer pattern shopping to fabric shopping! Since I got…

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Matching patterns to your pictures | Sew the Look

First things first, I’ve changed the name of this series. It was originally Get the Look as when I started it I had planned to include knitting and other crafts in the round ups but I naturally gravitate towards sewing…

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Sew Over It Anna coat review

*This review contains fabric that was gifted as part of a paid partnership. This is not part of the ad and I wasn’t asked to post about it. All opinions are honest and my own. For years I have been…

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Asos jumper haul

Items marked with * are affiliate links. This costs you nothing but means I get a tiny portion of the sale. Thank you if you do use them! I woke up yesterday feeling spenny… it’s a dangerous mood, particularly in…

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Pleated cowl sleeve tutorial | The Phoenix t-shirt

This t-shirt was never supposed to happen. It was supposed to be a quick Freya top to start off the year but I somehow managed to pick up the wrong pattern pieces and cut a different bodice pattern out. As…

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Planning my makes: Spring 2020

AD – pr | This post contains fabric that has been gifted to me but this post is not part of the collaboration. Fabric that has been given to me is marked with a * I love sewing planning. Whether…

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Reviewing my 2020 makes: the good, the bad and the… questionable

I think we can all agree that 2020 wasn’t the year we expected. But one of the positives to having a lot more time on my hands was I had more time to sew. You’d think this would mean I…

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ad | Why I had a break from sewing and my Size:Me …

*this post is in partnership with Size:Me Sewing* About two months ago I went through a phase where I didn’t sew anything as the brainpower required was a lot more than I had ready to use at that moment. Work…

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