All posts in “Crafts and Sewing”

What’s on my sewing table

It’s a been a while since I posted and I am determined to get myself back into regular blogging. While I’ve been away I’ve been busy working on my sewing so I thought I’d update you with a few of my current projects.

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Simple Christmas Crafts

It’s been a while since I got my sewing machine out and recently I haven’t felt like I want to sew any clothes so I was thinking what quick and fun sewing I could do.

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Self Drafted Dress

My favourite style of dress to wear in the summer is a loose fit, elasticated waist dress. I have a couple in my wardrobe that I wear regularly but decided I would try to make my own version having the flexibility of fabric choices.

It has a simple shape so was fairly easy to trace for a first time self-draft, the pieces were; bodice front, bodice back, skirt front, skirt back and front and back neck facing.

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My Sewing Story

(Above picture is my pile of fabric that is feeling abandoned and unloved!)

I decided to start sewing as an extension of my love for crafting. I enjoy making things that are unique; such as jewellery, fabric flowers, stationery and clothes was another hobby to take up.

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