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Review: Tilly and the Buttons Mila Dungarees Sewing Pattern

In the words of the legend that is Britney Spears; Oops, she did it again! That’s right, Tilly’s back with yet ANOTHER fab new sewing pattern – the Mila Dungarees. Personally, I was very drawn to these as the trouser shape was more skinny fit, whereas the dungarees I’ve come across before have been a… Continue reading Review: Tilly and the Buttons Mila Dungarees Sewing Pattern

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Sewing Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Bleuet Dress

There’s a tale behind me making this dress up; I was after something that I could wear for, ahem, “socialising” in on an afternoon in Leeds city centre. Everything in my wardrobe was too dressy and I really didn’t fancy going out to buy anything, so I had a look through our patterns and thought… Continue reading Sewing Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Bleuet Dress

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A Day In the Life of an Oasis-Obsessed Draper…

I’ve always enjoyed reading little “A Day in the Life” stories about people with their own businesses and as narcissistic as it sounds, I thought I’d let you all have a little glimpse into my “normal” working day! If all goes to plan and my Rock Clock wakes me up (Google it, it’s ACE!), I… Continue reading A Day In the Life of an Oasis-Obsessed Draper…

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Our Little Guide to Stretch Fabrics

We’ve all been there. The wonderful (and sometimes infuriating) world of stretch fabrics can have us baffled. There are so many different ones to choose from and as with woven fabrics, it is so important to get your choice right to make sure your end garment hangs properly. So here is our little guide to… Continue reading Our Little Guide to Stretch Fabrics

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Freddie Gave Me My SewJo Back!

Have you ever had a time when you lost your sewing mojo, i.e. SewJo? A period of time in which sewing has lost all magic for you, your seam ripper became your best friend and everything you tried went horribly wrong? Well I’ve recently been through it and, friends, I am pleased to tell you… Continue reading Freddie Gave Me My SewJo Back!

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Fabricate on Tour

If you keep to up to date with my exploits on social media you’ll know I’ve just come back from a not-so-relaxing holiday to New York, during which I visited some fabric havens in search of some new treasures! Firstly, I paid a visit to Mood Designer Fabrics in the Garment District. The area is… Continue reading Fabricate on Tour

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I Should Coco, You Should Coco, We ALL Should Coco!

So here’s the deal; we’re off on our jollies at the end of May so whenever I’ve had the chance (which is few and far between nowadays*) I have been fashioning myself a holiday wardrobe, which is killing two birds with one stone as it means I also have lovely things to go on display… Continue reading I Should Coco, You Should Coco, We ALL Should Coco!

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Workshop-a-go-go!

Well that took a lot of planning.  A LOT. More planning than Billy O’Plan.  Ignore me, I’m delirious from ALL THE PLANNING!!!!  But, I’ve got there I think, for now!  You hopefully will have seen that the first batch of workshops have been released for booking on my shiny new online booking system thingy.  (I sew,… Continue reading Workshop-a-go-go!