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“I’m Making That!” Monday – WIP Sorbetto

I intended to post about this make fully finished today, but alas, it’s not done! I decided I’d share it anyway in all it’s mid-way, work-in-progress glory. After the first Colette Sorbetto I made – forever ago – ended up a bit rubbish, I was a bit hesitant to try again. I’m hoping the change in fabric…… Continue reading “I’m Making That!” Monday – WIP Sorbetto

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“I Made That!” Monday – A Second Unsuccessful Grace

Today I’m going to share one of my sewing fails with you all – part of creating this blog was to be honest about the not-so-great makes too after all! I made my first Simple Sew Grace dress a while ago, and while it was too small to fit me (minor oversight) it turned out…… Continue reading “I Made That!” Monday – A Second Unsuccessful Grace

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“I Made That!” Monday – Grace Dress

I know this is a day late and it’s not Monday, but oh well. Today I want to share something I made over the weekend. It’s a dress! Disclaimer: It doesn’t fit. But that’s not important right?! Let’s start with the details. Pattern: Simple Sew’s Grace Dress (Beginner) – Version B with ruffled skirt and…… Continue reading “I Made That!” Monday – Grace Dress

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Refashion: Two Jumpers to Dress

I’ve been going through a phase of trawling charity shops for interesting pieces of clothing I think have got potential to be changed up a little bit into something that really works for me. This post is about one of those things, namely this wintery-patterned woolly jumper: Previously I’ve mentioned how I bought this jumper…… Continue reading Refashion: Two Jumpers to Dress

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“I Made That!” Monday – My First Moneta

Hey all! So today is a celebration for me, I made my first dress!
It’s not perfect by any means but I’m super happy with it! Firstly – it’s wearable (ha!). I went out in public in something that I made, which is a novelty for me!