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Is it still Summer? Another Kalle Shirt dress

The equinox has been and gone but it still feels like summer. Highs of over 30oC. No wonder I’m still sewing for warm weather! Yes another Kalle shirt dress. This time in tencel. I love this pattern. This is the … Continue reading

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Bella and Kalle in pink linen for summer

Cool loose-fitting linen dresses are a must for summer holidays. Bella and Kalle provided just the right styles and my local Spotlight had a good selection of linens to pick from. All I needed to add was a sewing machine … Continue reading

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Wattle shirt-dress: Burdastyle 06/2013 #103 pattern hack

Going to a fabric store with Felicity means discouraging the purchase of multiple lengths of novelty fabric. She still manages to get a least one every trip. Last time it was quilting cotton with a wattle print. While I moan … Continue reading

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Non flattery 101: How to look older and fatter than I am

Small floral patterns, A-line knee length skirts, and buttons or zips over my stomach. All things I generally avoid in garments for me. I’ve learnt they are not usually flattering. So what possessed me to combine all three of these … Continue reading

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