#smyly2018 challenge // Velo Culottes

 #smyly2018 challenge // Velo Culottes

Sewing Makes You Love Yourself (#smyly2018) is a challenge which exemplifies everything that I feel about sewing. Initiated by three lovely ladies of the sewing community Athina Kakou, Lisa Kisch and Hattie Van Der Krohn, this challenge celebrates the power of sewing in keeping many of us happy, healthy and sane.

 

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2017 // #NewYearsResewlutions

It certainly has been a big year for me in many ways, both personal and professional. The highs and lows of getting a creative start-up revving have not eluded me. There have been a few moments when a cloud of paralysing doubt has descended upon me. More so however, there are many more moments where there is nothing else that I would rather been doing! And that's what keeps me going.

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Pattern Review // Eve Dress // Sew Over It

Pattern Review // Eve Dress // Sew Over It

This season has been all about 2 things... the wrap and the statement sleeve. Whilst I am not jumping on  the 'big-sleeve-bus', I certainly am enjoying the wraps-wraps dresses, wrap tops, wrap skirts, faux wraps etc. For me, wearing garments at the waist is very uncomfortable so anything with a tie to do that cinching at the waist is a big plus for me.

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Making Of Series // Kelly Anorak //Part 3 // Final Review!

Making Of Series // Kelly Anorak //Part 3 // Final Review!

It been a long time in the making and I am finally sharing my finished Kelly Anorak by Closet Case Patterns. It is no secret that this is a project chock full of techniques. For me they were mostly new techniques and I loved every bit of the construction. The perfectionist in me will say that there are some finishes that could be improved. But the pragmatist in me is really proud of what I created.

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