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pink sorona kelly anorak with grosgrain trim

Washable Pink Spring Coat

Bess tried out this new Sorona fibre (made from corn) as a spring duffle type coat (or that was the ...
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wool tweed duffle coat grainline studio cascade coat

Navy Wool Tweed Duffle Coat

Maria made this fabulous classic navy blue duffle coat to fit her tall frame using coating weight wool tweed and ...
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Ann felted knit maker's atelier flared top

Yellow Felted Knit Jumper

Ann used the slightly felted jumper knit to make up this Maker's Atelier 'flared top' - she made the short ...
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neon moss crepe ruffle dress

Neon Crepe Ruffle Dress

Do not adjust your screen! Shockingly bright neon moss crepe made up beautifully as a ruffle dress by Malin who ...
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hot air balloon print lightweight linen man's shirt kwik sew K3422

Hot Air Balloon Man’s Shirt

Another joyous shirt from Sue- this time hot air balloon print lightweight linen for her husband. The pattern is Kwik ...
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goldfish print linen shirt

Goldfish Print Linen Man’s Shirt

Not sure if there could be a more glorious shirt than this? Goldfish print Spanish lightweight linen made by sue ...
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robot print french terry Jalie Patterns Charlie Bomber

Robot Print Jersey Bomber Jacket

Bess used up her last precious remnant of her favourite robot print french terry jersey on this Jalie Patterns Charlie ...
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printed french terry sweatshirting bomber jacket

Printed French Terry Bomber Jacket

Bess used printed french terry sweatshirting jersey and a variety of other sweatshirtings and ribbing to make this Jolie Patterns ...
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jalie bomber using sequined tulle, sweatshirting and cotton rib

Sequinned Jalie Bomber Jacket for Teenager

Kitcat here wearing the sequinned bomber jacket @bessworks made for her (she’s very pleased 😀). This is the Charlie bomber from Jalie ...
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pink and grey paisley print babycord Homer & Howells Cissy Dress with pockets

Paisley Babycord Cissy Dress with Pockets

Jill came to the shop (by appointment) and chose this wonderful paisley print needlecord for the Homer & Howells Cissy ...
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olive green suedette shirt dress

Olive Green Suedette Shirtdress

This dress looks a million dollars and so well executed Katie is rightly proud of her make (and we are ...
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floral print cotton lawn shell top and tencel feel linen viscose mix A-Line skirt

Cotton Lawn Shell Top & Linen Mix A-Line Skirt

Janet made up this super shell top and A-line skirt combo for Lucy using our green and pink archive floral ...
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cactus print laminated cotton double breasted raincoat

Cactus Print Double Breasted Raincoat

Jacoba used this fun cactus print laminated cotton to make her Vogue V8884 double breasted raincoat and lined it in ...
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Claire wears red velour Grainline Linden Top

Red Plush Velour Grainline Linden Top

Absolutely love the juxtaposition of Claire modelling her swanky stretchy red velour in her building site of a house ❤️ ...
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pure cotton star bellied sneetch t-shirt using burda 6602 t-shirt pattern

Black 100% Cotton Jersey ‘Sneetch’ T-Shirt

Bess made a T-Shirt for her 'star bellied sneetch' using black 100% cotton piqué low stretch jersey with pale grey ...
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SF11581 10% cotton denim approx 10oz made up as Deer and Doe Narcisse Pants

Indigo Denim Wide Leg Jeans

Bess used a heavy 10oz 100% cotton denim to make these jeans using the Deer and Doe 'Narcisse' pants which ...
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navy gingham seersucker cotton sundress

Blue Gingham Shirred Sundress

All praise this super simple (no pattern) shirred cotton gingham sundress made by RhiannonP. ❤️Why complicate what is perfectly simple? ...
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Navy herringbone yorkshire made wool tweed made into man's jacket & waistcoat

Navy Blue Herringbone Tweed Jacket & Waistcoat

Pure wool British made tweed is an absolute joy to work with but nevertheless the skills involved to create this ...
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flower power print stretch cotton sateen romper suit McCalls 7626

Flower Power Stretch Cotton Romper Suit

Ruth made up this cute as a button flower power print stretch cotton sateen romper suit with McCall's 7626 pattern ...
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black denim stretch jeans self drafted and closet core ginger jeans

Stretch Denim Jeans – That Fit

Joan bought indigo and a black stretch denims from us in a bid to get some jeans that fit and ...
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black wool melton coat burda 6845

Black Classic Wool Melton Coat

Lois used Burda 6845 with no alterations (though she conseeds it's a little long we think it's nice like that) ...
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blush pink boucle coat butterick 6394

Blush Pink Bouclé Coat

The fabulous Janet used our heavy double sided blush pink bouclé to make her coat with Butterick 6394 pattern. We ...
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neoprene bomber jacket with neon cuffing

Grey Bomber Jacket with Neon Cuffing

The best thing about grey is how it makes colours POP and so adding neon colours to grey is a ...
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floral print satin maxi skirt vogue v8222

Floral Print Satin Maxi Skirt

Linda made this lovely flared maxi skirt over a duration of two years (it's never too late to finish a ...
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coral red satin back crepe shift dress with sleeves

Coral Red Silk Satin Posh Frock

Debbie chose lockdown to make up a silk satin back crepe dress to die for. The pattern is an ancient ...
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emerald green indian linen simplicity 8888 dress

Emerald Green Linen Shift Dress

Daiga has a thing for emerald green and made this beautifully fitted Indian Linen dress using Simplicity 8888 and hacked ...
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blue floral georgette matching top and skirt dress

Blue Floral Georgette Skirt & Top Faux Dress

Q) What's more useful than a non-iron super drapey and flattering floaty dress? A) A non-iron super drapey top and ...
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emma wearing pink bias cut polyester triple crepe midi skirt

Pink Bias Cut Triple Crepe Skirt

Emma self drafts all her patterns and this bias cut skirt is a beauty, made using a soft dusky pink ...
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emerald green silk with leopard print satin back crepe shirt

Emerald Green with Leopard Print Silk Satin Shirt

The fabulous Jo made this shirt out of uber luxurious leopard print emerald green stretch silk satin backed crepe, the ...
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pink daisy print 100% cotton jersey swing dress (self drafted)

Pink Daisy Print Jersey Swing Dress

Effee said she bought this pink daisy print 100% cotton jersey fabric 'by accident' whilst looking for tailoring supplies, and ...
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Olive Green stretch denim Persephone Sailor Trousers

Olive Green Denim Persephone Sailor Pants

Linda made these beautiful Persephone Sailor Pants by Anna Allen Sewing which she said, "The pattern is really simple which ...
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coral red linen and viscose drape cielo top

Coral Red Linen and Viscose Cielo Top

Sue made this simply lovely Closet Core Cielo Top using a viscose and linen blend - lots of drape from ...
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White ramie fibre leni top

White Ramie Fibre Leni Top

Lindy adding to her white ramie fibre wardrobe with this Leni top by Tessuti - such a lovely cut and ...
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white ramie fibre papao pants

White Ramie Fibre Papao Wrap Trousers

Lindy made these superb trousers in classic white ramie fibre and they are sooo good! The pattern is Papao Wrap ...
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white 100% Ramie man's shirt

White Ramie Fibre Man’s Shirt

Lindy made this 100% Ramie shirt for her man - a super classic make taken up a notch simply by ...
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red waffle texture wool coat

Red Waffle Texture Pure Wool Coat

Jacoba said, "I am rather pleased with this coat! Seems my hand op hasn’t held me up at all as ...
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Parasol Printed Pima Lawn Wrap Blouse

Lindy made New Look 6560 wrap blouse in lovely parasol print 100% Pima cotton lawn, she used view C, lengthened ...
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peacock linen sorona mix zadie jumpsuit

Peacock Sorona Mix Linen Zadie Jumpsuit

Anyone who follows Tina on Instagram (@sewimpatient) will know everything she makes is divine, this Zadie Jumpsuit by Paper Theory ...
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digital floral print silk blouse McCall's M7324

Floral Print Silk Blouse

Corinne used McCall's M7324 pattern to make up this superfine digitally printed floral silk satin blouse - the repeat on ...
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sapphire blue wool and cashmere Oslo Coat

Sapphire Blue Wool and Cashmere Coat

Lindy used this vivid sapphire blue wool and cashmere mix coating to make up the Tessuti patterns Oslo coat - ...
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cobalt floral viscose mix jacquard jersey dress

Cobalt Floral Jacquard Jersey Dress

Lindy chose this brilliant jacquard jersey to use for McCall's M6886 dress pattern and it is truly delightful. It is ...
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navy linen parachute skirt dungaree dress

Navy Linen Parachute Skirt Dungarees

Fiona (lovely as it seams) made this absolutely fabulous heavy washed navy linen parachute skirt dungaree dress - self drafted ...
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itch to stitch tencel denim cargoes & stripey viscose and elastane lark t-shirt

Stripey Tee and Tencel Cargos

Sally made her tried and tested lark tee in super stretchy viscose jersey, and tencel and cotton denim cargo pants ...
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peacock linen and sorona mix shirt

Peacock Blue Linen and Sorona Shirt

Bess made this shirt a couple of years ago for her much worse half using a Burda magazine pattern - ...
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crewel embroidered denim dress

Embroidered Denim Dress with Scalloped Hem

This crewel embroidered lightweight denim has scalloped design running down the selvedges which Anne utilised to perfection on this pleated ...
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anne wearing handmade babycord skirt and poplin shirt

Bug Print Shirt with Babycord A-Line Skirt

The lovely Anne made up our teal stretch babycord as a panelled A-line skirt and the bug print cotton poplin ...
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black denim sienna closet core jacket

Black Denim Sienna Closet Core Jacket

Black Denim jacket fabulousness made here by Sue in France, the denim is a 9.5oz washed Cotton - heavy enough ...
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Blue and Black spotty print tencel MErchant and Mills Edie blouse

Black and Blue Spotty Tencel Blouse

Dark Purpley Blue and Black irregular spot printed tencel twill made up by Sue using the Merchant and Mills Edie ...
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pink linen shift dress with green lining

Pink Linen Shift Dress

We are so loving this candy pink shift dress made up by Wendy in a scrumptious lightweight linen and (you ...
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yellow leaping leopard print Japanese Linen Closet Core Kalle Shirt

Leaping Leopards Print Kalle Shirt

This superb leopard print Japanese linen shirt was made by the lovely AND talented Jennifer, she gets lots of compliments ...
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rear view of bleuet dress with altered bow detail using slider buckle

Black Cotton Bleuet Shirt Dress

Bess used this fabulous nearly black suiting for her Bleuet Dress (by Deer and Doe Patterns), the fabric has a ...
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pink stonewash linen makers atelier the blazer jacket

Clover Pink Stonewash Linen Blazer

Claire used the Maker's Atelier The Blazer pattern for this perfect pink jacket in clover pink stonewash linen. Such a ...
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yellow dobby cotton voile sundress

Yellow Cotton Dobby Sundress

How glorious is this yellow dobby cotton voile sundress? As the fabric on it's own was a little too see-through ...
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heavy washed linen lander pants by True Bias

Ultramarine Blue Heavy Washed Linen Lander Pants

Claire made these lovely linen trousers using the ultramarine blue Damiel heavy washed linen and True Bias Lander pants pattern ...
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named clothing reeta shirtdress in abstract squiggle print viscose twill

Viscose Twill Squiggle Print Shirtdress

This is Claire's favourite dress - made using a great quality abstract squiggle print viscose twill, the pattern is Named ...
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cobalt jacquard knit jersey agnes t-shirt

Cobalt Blue Floral Jacquard Knit Agnes Top

Andrea made this superb Agnes top (by Tilly and the Buttons) using a medium weight jacquard knit - just look ...
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blush pink cotton mix jumper knit jacket with collar and snap fasteners

Blush Pink Cotton Knit Jacket

Annie made this lovely knitted jacket using blush pink cotton mix jumper knit, the pattern was See and Sew B6120 ...
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vogue V9043 boiled wool coat

Aubergine Boiled Wool Girl’s Coat

Jane made this super child's coat using aubergine boiled wool and heavy needlecord for the collar (so there's no complaints ...
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glow in the dark fire breathing dragons print pj's with black contrasting cuffs, sleeves and yoke

Glow in the Dark Fire Breathing Dragons

George (aptly named) made these fire breathing dragon print cotton jersey PJ's for her littlest Godson, so much fun to ...
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nani IRO printed Linen sleeveless shirt - front and back view

nani IRO Print Linen Sleeveless Shirt

All the love going out to this Katherine Tilton for Butterick (b5891) sleeveless shirt made out of nani IRO for ...
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Paula stood under tree in garden wearing olive stripe linen matching trousers and top

Olive Linen Stripe Trousers and Top

Paula is such a regular with us we know her telephone number and address off by heart but it took ...
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sally standing on patio wearing stripey cotton lark tee and crosscut stretch corduroy jeans

Stripey Lark Tee and Stretch Crosscut Cord Jeans

This is Sally with her Jeans and a T-Shirt classic and all round perfect combo using cheerful rainbow stripe cotton ...
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Sally stood on patio wearing black modal and elastane french terry t-shirt

Black Modal and Elastane French Terry T-Shirt

This is the fabulous Sally showing off her classic black T-Shirt using the Grainline Studio Lark Tee pattern and supersoft ...
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catharine sitting on wooden bench wearing cotton voile monochrome scribble print dress

Scribble Print Cotton Voile Sundress

This is Catharine (a longstanding Cloth Club Member) who sent us these photos of her "Signature Dress" in cotton voile ...
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blue cotton romper suit and matching floral dress

Blue Cotton Romper Suit and Floral Dress

Sue used mid weight cotton twill for this fabulous romper suit with contrast accents in a fun sausage dog print ...
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navy linen zadie jumpsuit

Fine Stripe Navy Linen Zadie Jumpsuit

Julie looking fantastic in this superfine stripe navy lightweight linen Zadie Jumpsuit. Such a great pattern that works on so ...
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squiggle print viscose Matcha top by Sew Liberated

Squiggle Print Viscose Matcha Blouse

Caroline made this shirt out of the Dashwood studio printed viscose which has a heavenly drape and handle. The pattern ...
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pink panther pink skirt with contrast orange decorative zip

Pink Skirt with Decorative Orange Zip

Jessie continuing her obsession with orange and pink by this skirt in Pink Panther cotton canvas and contrast orange lacey ...
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socially distanced hand embroidered message cropped linen trousers

Socially Distant Cropped Linen Trousers

Lock down sewing with a topical message "if you can read this you are too close!" hand embroidered down the ...
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self drafted printed linen tunic

Self Drafted Printed Linen Tunic

No Pattern? No Problem! Lesley self drafted her tunic and it fits beautifully! Made with a lightweight floppy floral printed ...
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Italian printed linen long dress and coat

Printed Linen Dress and Coat

Kathryn wowed us with this super self drafted coat and dress combo made from lightweight Italian Linen. Soooo brilliant. We ...
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kokka printed spot linen mix retro shirt

Inky Spot Print 1949 Vintage Pattern Shirt

Angela made this fabulous shirt using a tried and tested (understatement of the week) vintage pattern from 1949 - it ...
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short sleeved chambray denim shirt

Short Sleeve Chambray Cotton Denim Shirt

Melanie sent us her me-made chambray denim shirt made in the softest washed cotton for this fabulous short sleeve shirt ...
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deep fuchsia pink wool crepe

Pink Wool Crepe Dress with Sleeves

Julie needed a 'posh frock' for a winter wedding and wool crepe fitted the bill nicely. Wool crepe will tailor ...
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40s vintage wool and silk dress

Grey Wool and Silk Blend Vintage Dress

Joy made this amazing vintage cut dress using a lovely designer wool and silk worsted that is a dream to ...
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wool worsted tartan trousers

Tartan Weave Worsted Wool Trousers

Super duper tartan trousers made by Elaine in fantastic designer worsted wool with a tartan weave. Just the job, or ...
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red viscose printed ogden cami by True Bias

Red Viscose Printed Ogden Cami

Bess loves how the Ogden Cami (by True Bias) doesn't slip off her shoulders like most camisoles do - that's ...
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wool crepe asymmetric flared dress

Wool Crepe Asymmetric Flared Dress

Marion looking superb in this dress made for her by Dawn of Hardy and Hooper (Maidenhead). The abstract stripey print ...
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Red Jersey Flared Dress

Red Jersey Flared Dress

A red dress to cheer up any day, Jacoba used mid weight 4-way stretch Cotton Jersey to make this fabulous ...
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jersey elasticated cat collar

A Cat on the Catwalk!

Teddy the chocolate Burmese cat here modelling his super burnt orange viscose jersey elasticated collar. Made by Jessie in a ...
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cartoon print a-line skirt

Cartoon Print A-Line Skirt

Who doesn't get cheered up looking at this brilliant cartoon print? Rachel is not one to shy away from colour ...
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silhouette bird print on light grey lightweight and soft linen shirt

Lightweight Linen Soft Linen Shirt

Pamela made up this lightweight linen with the silhouette bird print into this fabulous shirt with the lightest of interfacing ...
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linen mix t-shirt with FBA

Linen Mix Classic T-Shirt

Julie is on a quest for the perfect T-Shirt which she has trouble with due to boobage. Having to do ...
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turquoise fit and flare floral print viscose dress

Turquoise Fit and Flare Floral Dress

Jane (who used to come to classes back when we did classes) made this fab fit and flare floral print ...
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bamboo cloqué jacket

Bamboo Cloqué Jacket

Irene sent us this pic of her fabulous bamboo mix cloqué jacket. This fabric is super stretchy so to construct ...
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bell sleeve linen smock top

Bell Sleeve Black Linen Tunic

This is the  @theassemblylineshop #talpuffshirt using a buttery soft black lightweight black linen. It so soft it almost feels like very ...
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green peacock print viscose lawn gathered dress

Peacock Print Viscose Lawn Dress

Peacocks have inspired print designers for centuries and here we have yet another rendition made up beautifully by Sarah into ...
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leopard tufted designer wool mix jacket

Leopard Tufted Wool Mix Jacket

The very lovely and clever Daphne made this super jacket out of designer leopard tufted wool mix - this is ...
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Supersoft lightweight linen Peasant shirt made by Alexa

Supersoft Lightweight Linen Peasant Shirt with Contrast Stitching

We love this fabulous peasant shirt made by Alexa using a supersoft washed lightweight white linen and embroidered with navy ...
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Liesl and Co Linen and Cotton Shirt

Linen Mix Micro Stripe Shirt

Hannah was quite rightly super pleased with how this #lieslandco shirt turned out in this beautiful light weight fine strip ...
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pale blue babycord men's shirt

Pale Blue Babycord Shirt

My husband Denis in his 'stone fabrics' shirt. As mentioned on the phone, spot the deliberate mistake, cuff and placket ...
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bee print kids t-shirts

Bee Print Cotton T-Shirts

Michelle liked the kids bee print T-Shirts she made so much she made another for herself. You can't beat a ...
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abstract print ponte di roma dress

Ponte di Roma Abstract Print Dress

Lovely Ros wearing her tiger and abstract print ponte jersey dress. She said it made up really well (as we ...
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cotton drill scrubs

Cotton Scrubs

Who new at the beginning of 2020 we would madly be making scrubs? We have a lot of customers who ...
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Floral Print Pleated Satin Skirt

Floral Pleated Satin Skirt

Linda completed this beautiful printed satin skirt just in time for #virtualfrocktails with @sew_scottish. The skirt is the @mccallpatterncompany v8222 and has been work in ...
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oatmeal bubble texture cloqué jersey t-shirt

Bubble Texture Cloqué T-Shirt

Julie is on her endeavours to find the perfect T-Shirt- this time re-drafting it with a slight cowl neck (she ...
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trend patterns fitted face mask free pdf download

DIY Face Mask

Face masks are a contentious subject but we are at the stage where desperation and doing *something* is hopefully better ...
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Silver Grey Classic Denim Jacket

Silver Grey Hampton Jean Jacket

Tina (Sewimpatient) made this brilliant  @alinadesignco Hampton jean jacket using silver grey stretch denim and we LOVE it so much. Tina ...
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KElly Anorak made in proofed limestone Linen

Proofed Linen Kelly Anorak

This is Christine here wearing the brilliant Kelly Anorak by Closet Case Patterns made using proofed limestone Linen that will ...
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red silk crepe two way dress

Red Silk and Acetate Crepe Satin Dress

The lovely thing about crepe backed satin is you get two fabrics in one - a matt side and a ...
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flower power print french terry jersey tunic top

Flower Power Retro Print French Terry Tunic

Julie usually makes beach bags to sell (they are exceptional), but she had a lot of fun making this up ...
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unlined yellow linen jacket with bound seams

Unlined Yellow Linen Jacket with Bound Seams

Linda made this fab unlined linen jacket with bound seams so beautifully you could wear it inside out. We love ...
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lobster embroidered cotton denim chambray shirt

Lobster Embroidered Cotton Denim Chambray Shirt

lobster embroidered denim chambray shirt made by Bess with the matching plain chambray on the sleeve and front plackets (10649), ...
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ultrasuede fringed jacket

Ultrasuede Fringed Jacket

Paula has been such a long-standing loyal customer we can recite her telephone number backwards and yet this is the ...
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ponte di Roma dress with long sleeves

Ponte di Roma Dress with Long Sleeves

Karen here with her brilliant subtle tile print Ponte di Roma dress with long sleeves (and a sneak peek into ...
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embroidered tulle posh frock

Embroidered Tulle Posh Frock

Karen made this fabulous embroidered tulle with 3-D flowers into a posh frock to die for. The pattern is Simplicity ...
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black and white check pinafore dress

Black and White Check Pinafore Dress

Clair in Sunny Spain with her black and white pinafore dress. The pattern is self drafted, the fabric is washable ...
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snow leopard luxury faux fur jacket

Snow Leopard Faux Fur Jacket

Jane made this super luxurious snow leopard faux fur jacket for Bess with fabulous copper ball buttons and lined in ...
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cat print french terry jersey mock wrap top

Cats Print Wrap Jersey Top

Rachel (who is most definitely a dog person) wearing this fabulous cat print cotton & elastane french terry jersey mock ...
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psychedelic print polyester crepe maxi dress

Psychedelic Print Polyester Crepe Dress

The fabulous and lovely Ros here wearing a super psychedelic print poly crepe (unlined) dress using Burda pattern 6363 - ...
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waffle textured navy wool coat

Waffle Textured Navy Wool Coat

Sally here wearing the navy textured wool coat she had made up for her by Wendy - a local dressmaker ...
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Ponte Roma long sleeved sheath dress

Ponte Roma Long Sleeve Sheath Dress

This is Jenny wearing her extra long sleeved McCalls M7531 dress made in rococco print posh ponte roma jersey. It's ...
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Japanese Cotton Indigo Print Jumpsuit

Indigo Print Japanese Cotton Jumpsuit

The fabulous Janet who teaches pattern cutting at Exeter Sewing Machines showing off her skills with this amazing self drafted ...
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mushroom grey stretch denim shorts with pointy finger pocket linings

Mushroom Grey Denim Shorts

Bess made these stretch denim shorts for her ridiculously fussy husband (she keeps swearing she will never make for him ...
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green corduroy pinafore dress

Green Corduroy Pinafore Dress

Wendy from @glowskincaredevon made this fabulous pinafore / shift dress in the pea-green trouser weight stretch cord (9536 on the website), it ...
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parrot and glitter print cotton jersey flared dress

Parrot Print Cotton Jersey Dress

Jane made this parrot and glitter print cotton jersey dress up for Miaow using McCall's 5135. Jane lengthened the top ...
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tencel denim shirtdress from ottobre magazine (spring 13)

Tencel Denim Shirt Dress

Jane made this fabulous shirtdress for Miaow using tencel denim and the Ottobre spring 13 pattern. It is topstitched with ...
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denim blue cropped sweatshirt with balloon sleeves

Denim Blue Cropped Sweatshirt with Balloon Sleeves

Super soft and comfy cropped sweatshirt with balloon sleeves made by Jane for Kitcat (soon to be a teenager) ...
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orange and pink broad stripe cotton and elastane jersey

Hi and Bye Stripy T-Shirt and Leggings

Bess made this stripey jersey t-shirt and leggings for Miaow and appliquéd 'hi!' and 'Bye!' on the front and the ...
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puzzle check wool tweed circular skirt

Puzzle Check Wool Tweed Skirt

Lizzy made up this fabulous wool puzzle check tweed as a circular skirt added to cotton ribbing for the waistband ...
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wool and mohair fishtail skirt Burda 6834

Purple Fishtail Long Skirt

This fishtail skirt made by Celia is Burda 6834 made up in a fabulous wool and mohair worsted suiting. It ...
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Wool Check Pencil Skirt with Pockets

Wool Check Pencil Skirt

Celia made this beautifully tailored wool tartan pencil skirt using Burda 6370. It has pockets! Worsted wool is such a ...
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TPU clear leopard print raincoat with linen and wool tartan worsted cropped trousers

Tartan Check Cropped Trousers and Clear TPU Leopard Print Jacket

Bess made the pattern from her block for these trousers, but it is very similar to the Marcy Tilton for ...
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appliqué t-shirt 45rpm record with sequins, reflective fabric and glow in the dark fabric

45 Appliqué Denim Jersey T-Shirt

How to celebrate turning 45? Applique a single onto your t-shirt, of course! Bess made the t-shirt out of her ...
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denim jersey Sirocco jumpsuit

Indigo Denim Jersey Sirocco Jumpsuit

Sarah made this Dear and Doe Sirocco jumpsuit using heavy indigo dyed denim jersey, it needed washing twice before making ...
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cotton mix jumper knit mandy boat tee by Tessuti

Peacock Green Mandy Boat Tee by Tessuti

Lynn made this fabulous jumper using cotton mix jumper knit and the Mandy Boat Tee pattern by Tessuti. The fabric ...
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blue and white cotton and viscose wrap dress using vogue v9251

Vogue 9251 Floral Viscose and Cotton Wrap Dress

Pamela made up this super navy and white seersucker lawn into the Vogue V9251 wrap dress, the proportions of this ...
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jade green stretch velour velvet twist front top made using McCall's pattern M7975

Jade Green Stretch Velour Top

Daiga (who is a long standing member of our Cloth Club) did a grand job on this fabulous jade green ...
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navy coco jacket with pearl trim

Navy and Coco Cardigan Jacket with Ivory Pearl Tweed Trim

Valerie made this stunning Coco jacket using Vogue 7975 pattern with some navy cardigan jacket tweed and finished off beautifully ...
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Linton Tweed biker jacket made by Jayne Davie

Linton Tweed Biker Jacket

Jayne self drafted this Coco She-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named pattern to make up in a Linton Tweed. Due to the unstable nature of ...
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Blue linen dress made using Kay Unger for Vogue pattern

Perriwinkle Blue Pure Linen Pleated Dress

Who doesn't need a dress made up in the colour of a summer sky? This dress is BOUND to put ...
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The Assembly Line three pleat skirt made up in washable wool tweed with a contrast pink lining

Tweed Wool Mix Pleated Skirt with Pink Lining

Pat made this beautiful Assembly Line Three Pleat Skirt using a wool rich washable lightweight tweed and lined in a ...
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Grey cotton mix loose fit cardigan

Grey Cotton and Wool Mix Loose Fit Cardigan

Janet made this fabulous loose fit cardigan using a washable cotton and wool blend jumper knit WITH POCKETS! the pattern ...
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hand painted paint splatter t-shirt

Hand Painted Paint Splatter T-Shirt in Cotton Jersey

Getting 100% Cotton Jersey for t-shirts is harder than it should be, then we get too many metres in one ...
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Classic Navy Blazer Made in Fabulous Designer Wool

Classic Navy Wool Blazer

The wonderful Margaret wearing her super classic navy blazer made using some very posh italian designer worsted wool ❤️ ❤️ ...
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green and red spot print stretch cotton sateen wrap dress

Green Spotty Stretch Cotton Sateen Wrap Dress

This is Marion wearing the fabulous bold green and red overlaid spot print stretch cotton sateen wrap dress made for ...
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poppy print stretch cotton sateen dress

Red Poppy Print Stretch Cotton Sateen Dress

This is Marion wearing the dress made for her by Dawn Hooper of Hardy and Hooper (Maidenhead), the fabric is ...
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babycord mustard trousers and comic strip print quilting cotton shirt

Cartoon Print Cotton Shirt and Mustard Babycord Trousers

Sewing for boys can be harder than girls ads the choices of prints and colours are more restricting, but Susan ...
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blue and white viscose lawn flared dress

Navy and White Viscose Lawn Printed Dress

Carole wearing this super cool and breezy navy and white viscose lawn printed dress using McCall's pattern 7189 ...
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navy and white spotty double knit jumper

Spotty Cotton Double Knit Jersey

Carol here using some lovely spotty cotton double knit to make a #toastersweater from @sewhouse7 . She lengthened the bodice by about 3 inches ...
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embroidered red selvedge denim mini skirt

Embroidered Red Selvedge Denim Mini Skirt

Bess made this red selvedge denim mini skirt to replace the one she had lived in since 2008. Someone had ...
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kelly anorak by closet case patterns made using quilted silk lining, grey herringbone cotton and beaded epaulettes

Kelly Anorak Jacket with Quilted Silk Lining and Beaded Epaulettes

Bess wanted a lightweight but warm jacket so used grey herringbone cotton poly and elastane -it's a medium weight, the ...
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off-white a-line stretch suiting skirt

A-Line Skirt in Ivory Stretch Suiting

Daiga wearing her super useful off-white stretch suiting a-line skirt which she says it's very comfortable to wear and barely ...
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banana print cotton poplin shirt dress

Banana Print Cotton Poplin Dress

Alice's further adventures in bananas here with a cotton poplin dress (McCall's McCalls 6696 view A).  She made quite a ...
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banana print cotton sweatshirting

Banana Print Josie Hoodie by Style Arc

Alice made this banana print sweatshirting into a hoody for her bananaphile daughter, Lizby. The pattern is Style Arc Josie, ...
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stretch cotton sateen floral print willow tank dress by grainline studio

Multicolour Floral Print Stretch Cotton Sateen Tank Dress

Pamela with her Grainline Studio Willow Tank Dress made using a multicolour floral print stretch cotton sateen, is there anything ...
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ditsy floral print cloqué jersey textured top made using the Style Arc Fran top.

Red Ditsy Floral Print Cloqué Jersey Top

Pamela here in the fabulous textured cloqué jersey top made using the Style Arc Fran top (her tried and tested ...
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green popart print jersey t-shirt simplicity 8613

Green Pop-Art Print T-Shirt

Trevor here with his first ever t-shirt made by his own fair hands, the pattern is Simplicity 8613 and he ...
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como cardi pattern by Style Arc in chunky wool mix jumper knit

Champagne Chunky Jumper Knit Como Cardi

Tina made this fabulous Como Cardi by Style Arc Patterns using the chunky but stable wool-mix jumper knit, she loved ...
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Red and White Spotty jacquard brocade retro hat

Red and White Spotty Hat

Kathryn made this amazing retro looking hat using red and white spotty jacquard (suiting weight) and black binding. I want ...
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Heavy washed linen dress

Heavy Washed Linen Self Drafted Dress

Susie the amazing sewing-on-the-side-of-harping self-drafted this linen dress in heavy washed Damiel linen. Dress up dress down - such a ...
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black cocoon coat

Black Cocoon Coat

Margaret came visiting in her black cocoon coat with over-sized collar she made in divine designer jacket weight wool. So ...
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Nani iRo Japanese printed linen wrap dress

Nani iRo Printed Linen Wrap Dress

Julie in Dubai wearing her fabulous Nani iRo japanese printed linen wrap dress which was a somewhat troublesome make due ...
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hotchpotch stash busting military style jacket

Hotch Potch Stash Busting Military Style Jacket

Jane made this amazing military style jacket from two different brocades and a piqué textured jacket weight wool. The pattern ...
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horse print stretch denim pinafore dress with pink trimmings

Horse Print Denim Pinafore

Miaow chose her fabric for Granny (Jane) to make up as a pinafore, the pink trimming and top-stitching was a ...
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aqua and yellow lemon print stretch cotton sateen dress

Aqua and Yellow Lemons Print Stretch Cotton Sateen Dress

Marion on a cruise in Nova Scotia wearing the most fabulous lemon print on stretch cotton sateen. The dress was ...
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green and white stripe merchant and mills heroine jeans

Green and White Stripe Merchant and Mills Heroine Jeans

The superstar Ilse made these jeans at school (I wish they had let me make jeans at school!) and we ...
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mary quant black and white dress with daisy shaped pocket

Black and White Mary Quant Dress with Daisy Pocket

Bess downloaded the free pattern from Alice and Co at the V&A Museum in a flash and made up this ...
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Navy Blue pure wool long classic coat with luxury spotty lining

Classic Navy Long Wool Coat with Spotty Lining

Jill is a brilliant dressmaker who doesn't usually get to sew for herself so it is extra special when she ...
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black and white monotone cloqué pintucked jersey fit and flare dress

Black and White Cloqué Pintucked Jersey Dress

A super flattering and comfortable dress here in monotone print cloqué jersey with a fit and flare dress pattern. Made ...
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chartreuse and turquoise geometric print gauze cotton shirt butterick 6070

Loose-weave Geometric Print Cotton Shirt

This is Carole wearing this super loose-weave cotton shirt using the Butterick 6070 which she has used several times as ...
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aubergine spot silk chiffon blouse

Aubergine Spotty Silk Blouse

The lovely Celia sent us this pic of her wearing her p blouse using a spotty print silk chiffon blouse, ...
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supersoft wool tweed dogtooth check coat with epaulettes and gimp trim

Supersoft Dogtooth Tweed Coat

Bess made this black and white tweed up into a coat using a tried and tested Claire Shaeffer Vogue pattern ...
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ivory taffeta and chiffon wedding dress

Ivory Silk Taffeta and Chiffon Wedding Dress

Here we have Tom and Zoe celebrating their special day with Zoe wearing the most spectacular dress made by Diane ...
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Cream Wool Melton Skirt with Contrast Pockets

This is the very talented Asaka who made up this beautiful cream wool coating and contrast wool tweed into an ...
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Teal and ivory penny spot silk mix brocade

Silk Mix Penny Spot Brocade Skirt Suit

The lovely Bernie from French France made this amazing silk mix brocade up in a fitted skirt suit for a ...
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sandwashed modal jersey Merchant and Mills Curlew Dress

Sandwashed Modal Jersey Dress with Long Sleeves

This is the wonderful Antonia wearing her Merchant and Mills Curlew dress made up in wonderful sandwashed Modal Jersey, it ...
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cavalry twill wool jacket with peplum

Self Drafted Cavalry Twill Jacket With Peplum

This is the beautiful and talented Anna who made her wonderful self drafted jacket using a heavy worsted twill weave ...
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Le 809 dp studio coat with incorporated gillet in red and black leopard coating

Red Leopard Print Wool and Alpaca Coating

Sarah from the blog Wanderstitch made this glorious coat out of the red leopard print patterned wool and alpaca coating ...
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wool stripe self-drafted dress

Black and White Stripe Wool Jersey Dress

Catharine sent us this pic of her black and white stripe pure wool double jersey from LG dress that she ...
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black and white stripe pure wool double jersey cardigan

Black and White Stripe Double Jersey

Nicola made this perfect long cardigan using pure wool double jersey from LG. As with all double jerseys the stretch ...
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navy floral viscose and linen wrap tunic

Navy and Multicolour floral Linen Mix Wrap Tunic

The wonderful Pamela here in her wrap front tunic top made out of a light - medium weight linen and ...
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Burda Cropped Sweatshirt with Puff Sleeves

Cropped Sweatshirt with Ridiculous Sleeves

Cropped sweatshirt with ridiculous™️ sleeves for tweenie extraordinaire Kitcat, made by Jane using Burda pattern 9335 and denim cotton sweatshirting ...
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denim heavy jersey dress

Denim Jersey Body-Con Dress

Sewing for the tweens is always tricky but this was deemed a success with the super Kitcat. Fabric is a ...
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people print french terry sweatshirting southbank sweater

Printed French Terry Sweatshirt

Silversewer (carol) made this fabulous #southbank sweater 🤗. with this fun people with binoculars printed french terry backed cotton sweatshirting. This was ...
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red herringbone wool dress

Red Herringbone Tweed Wool Dress

Amy made up this red herringbone wool tweed pinafore dress using the Deer and Doe Belledone pattern, and she looks ...
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Metallic Embroidered Viscose Evening Coat

Heavily Embroidered Viscose Crepe Coat

The amazing Janet made this Peter Pan collar coat for one of her clients in a viscose crepe that has ...
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Silk crepe de Chine self drafted top with cotton ribbing oversized cuffs

Navy Silk Crepe Self-Drafted Top

Jayne made this fantastic self drafted top using our super slinky navy blue crepe de chine silk and the grey ...
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Black wide leg wool trousers with striped braid

Black Stretch Wool Trousers with Stripe Braid Side Seams

Bess was covetting those Gucci wide leg trousers spotted on the interweb for AGES and then eventually gave in and ...
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Black Pinstripe double wool jersey hoody

Black and White Pinstripe Hoody

Bess made this hoody from an old Burda pattern on the day before going off to a festival and realising ...
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space print pyjamas made by Miaow (mostly by herself)

Space Rocket Print Cotton Jersey Pyjamas

Miaow made these space print cotton jersey pyjamas with a little help from Granny (Jane). Hardly any help really, Mia ...
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tropical toucan print viscose piqué playsuit

Tropical Toucan Print Viscose Piqué Playsuit

Miaow very pleased indeed with the viscose piqué playsuit granny made her (Jane). The print is huge and you barely ...
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red designer print cotton voile shirt dress

Red Designer Print Cotton Voile Dress

The lovely Sian here visiting all the way from Australia* wearing her lovely red cotton voile shirt dress that she ...
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nani IRO print linen from Kokka made up using Vogue 1412 Karl Lagerfield sewing pattern

Nani IRO printed Linen Karl Lagerfield for Vogue Dress

Jane made up this old Karl Lagerfield pattern FINALLY after it lurking in the pattern drawer for nearly 20 years ...
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towelling jersey hoody

Towelling Jersey Hoody

Miaow on the beach wearing the the big beachy hoody Jane made for her. The pattern is McCall's 7044 (Jane ...
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jersey circular skirt made by Kitcat (age 11)

Jersey Circular Skirt

Kitcat (age 11) made this viscose jersey skirt more or less all by herself. We would say she is clever ...
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tilly and the buttons arielle skirt

Coloured Denim Arielle Skirt and Viscose Blouse

This is Joy who came by the shop wearing this fabulous outfit of chartreuse geometric print viscose lawn blouse (New ...
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evil eye print cotton poplin

Eye Print Cotton Poplin Sleeveless Shirt

Bess made up this sleeveless shirt using a fabulous eye print poplin cotton. The pattern is taken and amended from ...
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Washed Linen Cuff Top

Washed Linen Assembly Line Cuff Top

This is a woven shot lightweight linen top made by Sue in France using the Assembly Line cuff top pattern ...
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a pair of strawberry print t-shirts

Strawberry Print T-Shirts (a pair of strawberry tarts)

When we received the email entitled 'a pair of strawberry tarts' we weren't quite sure what we were opening. 🙀 ...
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sugar plum fairy print cotton "grown up" dress

Sugar Plum Fairy Print Dress for a “Grown Up”

Rachel doesn't believe that kids prints should be solely for kids. Here she is in her self drafted quilting cotton ...
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yellow seersucker pineapple print cotton dress

Yellow Seersucker Sundress

Jane made this lovely pineapple print yellow seersucker sundress for Mioaw, she chose the fabric herself which has proved a ...
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printed needlecord long sleeve dress

Floral Printed Needlecord Long Sleeve Child’s Dress

Martine made this lovely printed needlecord dress up for her 9 year old granddaughter in dressmaking classes in the South ...
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White Broderie Anglaise dress from Burda magazine 06/2018

White Broderie Anglaise Dress

Bess nearly didn't make this white cotton broderie anglaise dress because she was worried about cursing the summer but in ...
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rainbow stripe print viscose jersey t-shirt

Rainbow Print Viscose T-Shirt

Bess couldn't resist this dichroic glass mirror in Amsterdam for a selfie of her rainbow print viscose T-Shirt (pattern drafted ...
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evil eye patch iron-on patches on sweatshirt

Black Sweatshirt with Eye Patches

Bess embellished this simple black sweatshirt with iron-on eye patches, she intends to sew them on but so far (6 ...
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yello linen self drafted circular skirt dress

Yellow Self Drafted Linen Dress

This is Braenna wearing her self drafted yellow linen circular skirt dress; made all on her own in the summer ...
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space travel print cotton jersey t-shirt

Space Travel T-Shirt

Rachel in her brilliant space travel print t-shirt using a self drafted pattern. The neck is bound with the same ...
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denim cleo tilly and the buttons dungaree dress

Medium/Heavy Weight Denim Cleo Dungaree Dress

Louisa here wearing her lovely denim cleo dungaree dress from Tilly and the Buttons, complete with impressive top-stitching and super ...
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chinese dragon print linen mix man's shirt

Chinese Dragons and Houses Print Linen Mix Shirt

David seriously rocking this brilliant Chinese dragons and houses print linen and cotton mix shirt. It's a self drafted pattern ...
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Japanese nani IRO printed linen shift dress

nani IRO Printed Linen Shift Dress

Jane wearing her superb self drafted shift dress made up in Japanese nani IRO printed linen. Lined in Venezia and ...
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floral print spotty brocade pleated skirt

Pleated Brocade Spotty Floral Print Skirt

Daiga full of the joys of summer in this wonderful floral print spotty jacquard pleated skirt using a knipmode pattern ...
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Purple Suede Jacket

Purple Suede Jacket

We don't often have hides of suede or leather but occasionally we get a job lot from a designer and ...
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mustard and silver nani iro printed linen sleeveless shirt

Mustard and Silver nani IRO Printed Linen Sleeveless Shirt

It certainly helps to be small when sewing with designer fabrics - this is the beautiful Nicola who squeezed this ...
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pink dogtooth jacquard jersey shift dress

Pink and Plum Dogtooth Jacquard Jersey Dress

Julie made up this super jacquard jersey into a three quarter sleeve dress and is really pleased with it (as ...
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bluebell velour stretch dress

Bluebell Velour Dress

Daiga here again in this super flattering and beautiful bluebell velour stretchy dress. FABULOUS! ...
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sundowner print viscose crepe jersey knip mode dress

Blue Sundowner Print Viscose Crepe Jersey Knip Mode Dress

Daiga sent us this the details of the Knip Mode dress she was planning to make enquiring if the blue ...
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vera wang wedding dress made up in ivory silk brocade

Ivory Vera Wang Wedding Dress

Prue made this amazing Vera Wang wedding dress in silk brocade. The pattern is discontinued #2118 but sometimes you can ...
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Black pure British wool worsted suiting pinafore dress with pleats

Black Wool Pleated Pinafore Dress

Clair teaching in Sunny Spain wearing this beautiful Black British pure worsted wool pinafore dress, the pattern is self-drafted and ...
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hot pink and acid yellow rose print stretch cotton sateen shift dress made from Wendy Ward's book The Beginner's Guide to Dressmaking

Acid Yellow and Hot Pink Rose Print Shift Dress

Moira sent us this pic of her wearing this amazing hot pink and acid yellow rose print stretch cotton sateen ...
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indigo blossom print japanese cotton francoise dress from Tilly and The Buttons

Blossom Print Japanese Cotton Françoise Shift Dress

Karen came to the shop wearing this brilliant blossom print Japanese cotton shift dress, she made it using the Tilly ...
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worsted wool trench coat using ready to sew Jack pattern

Worsted Wool Trench Coat

Lis made this amazing trench coat using worsted wool suiting. She lined it with floral print cotton lawn wine red lining fabric ...
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multicolour parrot print cotton canvas print dress kwik sew K4097

Multicolour Parrot Print Canvas Dress

The wonderful Julie cheering up a decidedly grey day with this amazing parrot print heavy cotton canvas made up into ...
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needlecord shirtwaister dress

Navy Blue Needlecord Shirtwaister

The lovely Sandra here modelling her navy blue needlecord/babycord cotton shirtwaister with matching classic marble effect buttons. The pattern is ...
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red and cream spotty silk twill shift dress

Red and Cream Spotty Silk Twill Shift Dress

Petra sent us this pic of her dress made up using spotty silk twill from LG. You will notice the ...
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royal blue wool crepe shift dress with sleeves

Royal Blue Wool Crepe Shift Dress

I know we always say this but is there anything out there better and more versatile than a wool crepe? ...
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Sorona and Linen mix closet case patterns Kalle Shirt

Navy Linen and Sorona Mix Kalle Shirt

Sue (from French France) made this fabulous linen and Sorona mix shirt using the Closet Case Patterns 'Kalle Shirt', Sorona ...
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white linen jersey with sequinned rick rack trim

Linen Jersey Cardigan with sequin Trim and Iron-On Patch

Bess made this fab linen jersey cardigan using her tried-and-tested t-shirt pattern that has been cut up the front. The ...
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foxglove purple felted wool child's coat

Purple Felted Wool Child’s Coat

Catharine made this delightful coat for her daughter, she said she doesn't normally send in photos but has had so ...
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chartreuse green panelled skirt made up in shetland style tweed and lined in venezia

Chartreuse Green Tweed Panelled Skirt

Lynn here with her lovely chartreuse green Shetland style tweed skirt made up using Simplicity 1560 and lined in Venezia ...
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LG multicolour stripe tweed coat

Stripe Tweed from LG Wrap Coat

Sarah out on the river with her amazing technicolour stripe tweed coat. Belted, and lined in vivid turquoise lining (you ...
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pussycat and floral digital print viscose jersey t-shirt

PussyCat and Floral digital print T-Shirt

Bess made up this T-Shirt for Lulu (her sister - not the mannequin) , the pattern is Vogue elements 9926 ...
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feather print cotton and elastane t-shirt

Feather Print T-Shirt

Bess made up this feather print T-Shirt for her little sister using lovely stable Cotton and Elastane Jersey with lots ...
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seaweed and underwater print child's sundress and matching sun hat

Child’s Cotton Dress and Matching Hat

This is Christine's Granddaughter Georgia, who was nearly 5. She'd just been to stay, and as soon as her parents ...
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dusky purple wool melton coat with psychedelic print satin lining

Dusky Purple Wool Melton Coat with Psychedelic Lining

Here we have Melody with her dusky purple coat made up beautifully and lined in psychedelic digital print poly satin ...
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Blue and white paisley print tunic form the Tunic Bible

Blue and White Paisley Print Slubby Cotton Tunic

Sheryl made this lovely tunic up in heavy slubby cotton with a blue paisley overprint. The pattern comes from the ...
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seagull print cotton jersey t-shirt

Seagull Print Cotton and Elastane Jersey T-Shirt

Lynn has been making clothes for herself, friends and family for years. She works mostly in soft furnishings and upholstery now ...
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self-drafted lightweight polyester satin vest top

Taupe Geometric Print Polyester Satin Vest Top

Trish came to the shop wearing her fabulous taupe geometric print polyester satin vest top, she self drafted the pattern ...
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embroidered denim Cleo by Tilly and the Buttons dungaree dress

Embroidered Denim Cleo Dress

Heather in the sunshine wearing her lovely embroidered denim Cleo dress by Tilly and the Buttons. Sooooo Good! ...
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geo print cotton needlecord dress

Geo Print Cotton Needlecord Dress

Marion wearing her mauve and blue geometric print cotton needlecord shift dress with short sleeves and princess seams. made and designed ...
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multicolour stripe pattern dress

Multicolour Stripe Stretch Cotton Dress

We have been looking at this stretch cotton sateen multicolour stripe for a while thinking "something FANTASTIC could be made ...
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animal print stretch cotton sateen

Animal Print Stretch Cotton Sateen Asymmetric Dress

Marion wearing this great animal print stretch cotton sateen dress with asymmetric zip detailing and shawl collar. Made and designed ...
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linen colour block shift dress

Colour Block Shift Dress

Pamela sent us this photo after a season of wearing this self proclaimed favourite dress made up from her stash ...
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green and black spotty ponte roma jersey long sleeve dress

Spotty Green Ponte Jersey Dress

Patricia working in the shop wearing her fabulous cut and super comfy long sleeve ponte roma dress. (Pattern cut herself) ...
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tulip statement print poly twill taffeta shift dress and wool crepe bolero jacket

Tulip Print Shift Dress with Wool Crepe Bolero Jacket

The lovely Anne here in full glory doing the Mother of the Bride thing wearing this statement tulip print poly ...
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silver satin prom dress with guipure lace

Silver Satin Prom Dress with Guipure Lace

Penney made up this dress for her daughter Rosie using silver satin and overlaid on the bodice with silver guipure ...
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tweedy check wool flannel jacket and navy worsted wool trousers

Wool Check Tweedy Flannel Jacket and Worsted Trousers

Emma sent us this pic of her brilliant jacket and trousers combo using an ex designer tweedy wool flannel check ...
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green linen jersey with scroll sequin trim

Green Linen Jersey Cardigan with Sequin Trim

Bess made this green linen jersey cardigan purely because she needed an excuse to use the fantastic scroll sequin trim ...
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white broderie anglaise embroidery dress

White Broderie Anglaise Shift Dress

White Broderie Anglaise embroidered cotton dress made by Jane for Lulu using Vogue pattern 1942 (discontinued). IT is trimmed with ...
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peacock print cotton jersey dress

Peacock Print off the Shoulder Dress

Aiste made this most fabulous green peacock print cotton and elastane jersey made up with black ribbing on the neck ...
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lobster print cotton voile man's shirt

Lobster Print Cotton Voile Man’s Shirt

Jane this lobster print cotton voile shirt for Scotty. Cut extra roomy as the fabric is super fine, and french ...
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turquoise blue and multicolour geo floral print cotton needlecord

Turquoise Blue and Multicolour Geo Floral Print Cotton Needlecord Dress

Marion in this super fresh blue and multicolour print cotton needlecord short sleeve dress made and designed by Dawn Hooper of ...
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brown geo floral babycord shift dress with sleeves

Brown Geo Floral Babycord Shift Dress with Sleeves

Marion wearing her super dress made with brown and yellow geometric floral print cotton babycord, there are clever princess seams that ...
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navy and white polka dot print viscose shirtwaister

Navy and White Polka Dot Print Viscose Shirtwaister

Sandra visiting the shop on a super sunny day wearing her light and breezy navy polka dot viscose shirtwaister dress ...
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viscose 'learn to sew' halterneck girl's dress

Butterfly Print Viscose ‘learn to sew’ Halterneck Girl’s Dress

Madeleine overjoyed with her butterfly print viscose halterneck dress made by Granny, Alisa. The Pattern is 'learn to sew' McCall's ...
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floral stretch cotton sateen wide leg trousers

Floral Stretch Cotton Sateen Wide Leg Trousers

Aiste is showing off her fabulous wide leg trousers made up in floral print stretch cotton sateen using Burda vintage ...
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Big digitally printed tulips on polyester twill a-line skirt

Big Digital Tulip Print Poly Twill A-line Skirt

Jacoba did an excellent job of making up this big digital tulip print polyester twill fabric into a simple A-line ...
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rose print on black and white spotty stretch cotton sateen dress

Rose Print on Black and White Spotty Stretch Cotton Sateen dress

Jacoba in red roses on black and white polka dot print stretch cotton sateen dress. We've said this before and ...
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pink floral and spotty cotton brocade dress

Pink Floral and Spotty Cotton Brocade Dress

This is Sophie who has a degree in Costume Design and keeps turning up at the shop with friends and ...
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Purple Faux Fur Short Jacket

Purple Faux Fur Short Jacket

This luxurious Purple faux fur jacket was made by Pauline using Butterick 6328 pattern, which is illustrated here as overshirts ...
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green PVC peplum skirt

Bright Green Laminated PVC Peplum Skirt

Back when The Great British Sewing Bee were after applicants for the next show (before they went and upset the ...
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Watermelon print Cotton A-Line Dress

Watermelon Print Cotton A-Line Dress

Pauline made this delicious summery watermelon print cotton up into this great a-line dress from McCall's (M2401). The cotton is ...
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jersey mock wrap top and maxi skirt

Jersey Mock Wrap Top and Maxi Skirt

Sue had never sewn jersey before so approached this project with a little trepidation, a few days later she was ...
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Spring Green Cotton Jersey with inset Lace T-Shirt

Spring Green Cotton Jersey with Inset Lace T-Shirt

Jane B made this fresh and lovely spring green cotton jersey top with lace inset on the shoulder. She used ...
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waterfall hem jersey tunic top in magazine print and stripes

Waterfall Hem Tunic in Magazine Print and Stripes Viscose Jersey

Wendy visited the shop all the way from Welsh Wales to check us out 'in the flesh' (we don't think ...
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Silver Stretch Brocade Fitted Shift Dress

Silver Stretch Brocade Fitted Shift Dress

Frances made up this fabulous silver grey stretch brocade shift dress for her sister who was needing an outfit for her ...
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Pink and Turquoise Spotty Raincoat

Pink Spotty Kid’s Raincoat

Anna from I ❤️ Sewing made this funky little fully lined spotty raincoat from laminated cotton and finished it off with snap fasteners ...
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digital print meadow floral cotton canvas skirt

Meadow Digital Print Cotton Canvas Ruffle Skirt

Ann came in smiling wearing this skirt that gets her stopped in the street to ask her where it's from ...
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Wide Leg Crepe Simplicity Trousers

Floral Print Wide Leg Trousers

Here we have Lyn who only nipped in to replace some fabric that was spoiled by a bad iron but was ...
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Bright Blue and Yellow Asymmetric Ponte Jersey Dress

Bright Blue and Yellow Asymmetric Ponte Jersey Dress

Aiste self-drafted this dress and made it up in ponte jersey with yellow contrast asymmetric sleeves. It's very cool, and ...
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Grey stripe velour hooded sweatshirt made by Pearl at the Steiner School

Grey Stripe Velour Hooded Sweatshirt

Pearl made this grey stripe velour hooded sweatshirt at the Steiner School, great care was taken lining up the pocket ...
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washed heavy linen green coat

Green Linen Coat with Grosgrain Trim

Bess made this heavy washed green linen coat on a weekend retreat by staying up practically all night for two ...
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Raspberry Heavy Washed Linen for Mother-of-the-Groom Dress

Raspberry Heavy Washed Linen for Mother-of-the-Groom Dress

Here is Andy (the Mother of the Groom) wearing a fabulous raspberry heavy washed linen dress made for her by Anna ...
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floral viscose twill jumpsuit

Floral Viscose Twill Jumpsuit

You know those days when you make something and you decide it is a mistake so you hide it away, ...
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cars and landscape print cotton shirt

Cars and Landscape Print Cotton Shirt

Another superb shirt made by Rachel and modelled here by Luke. Again the fabric is a quilting weight cotton which is ...
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Digital print viscose jersey wrap t-shirt

Digital Print Viscose Jersey Wrap T-Shirt

Jane busy sampling wearing her digital print viscose jersey mock wrap t-shirt made by Bess. The Pattern is Kay Unger ...
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pink felted wool kimono coat

Candy Pink Felted Wool Coat

Lauren made this amazing kimono sleeved coat for her final year degree show using pink felted wool coating. It's tied ...
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Peacock blue abstract print stretch cotton sateen dress

Peacock Blue Abstract Print Stretch Cotton Sateen Dress

Marion looking fabulous in her peacock blue abstract print short sleeve stretch cotton sateen dress made and designed by Dawn Hooper ...
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Navy harlequin diamonds cotton mans shirt

Navy Harlequin Man’s Cotton Shirt

Rachel made Luke this beautiful harlequin jacquard cotton shirt. I think we can tell he likes it ;) ...
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Printed pajamas in brushed cotton

Printed Pajamas in Brushed Cotton

Two little sweeties here (like butter wouldn't melt) wearing their printed brushed cotton pajamas made by Aiste. Love the funky ...
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Wool Tweed Ulster Coat

Blue and Red Wool Tweed Ulster Coat

Emma from Sweden is wearing her classic wool tweed 1970's ulster made from the wonderful navy wool tweed she bought ...
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Plummy Pink Wool Melton Coat with Shawl Collar

Plummy Pink Wool Melton Coat with Shawl Collar

The lovely Wendy with her plummy pink shawl collar jacket-weight wool Melton coat. It is super soft and lightweight, the ...
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Roy Wood stage coat in bottle green and wine red wool crepe

Roy Wood Wool Crepe Stage Coat

This bottle green wool crepe coat with wine red cape was made by Catherine Davis as a remake of an ...
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Blue Cotton Lace Shift Dress

Blue Cotton Lace Shift Dress with Sleeves

Julie at her daughter's graduation wearing the navy lace shift dress she made with fuchsia pink lining (the Champagne was ...
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best dressed lemon curd pots in town

Best Dressed Lemon Curd Pots in Town

To suggest lemon curds can't go on the catwalk would be discrimination against lemons, and these hats in yellow and ...
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Jacquard wool mix jersey batwing asymmetric dress

Jacquard Wool Mix Jersey Batwing Asymmetric Dress

Aiste playing with jersey again here with a jacquard weave heavy wool mix knit. The pattern was taken (and modified) ...
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green floral viscose elasticated waist dress

Green Floral Viscose Elasticated Waist Dress

Kitcat in the shop for the holidays wearing her elasticated waist viscose dress made by Jane using Burda pattern 9367 ...
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Multicolour digital print poly lightweight jersey skirt

Multicolour Digital Print Poly Lightweight Jersey Skirt

Aiste had a moderate case of P.S.F. (phobia of stretchy fabrics) which we said was irrational and she should get ...
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pleather bootleg trousers

Black Pleather Bootleg Trousers

Did you know you can sew yourself sassy? Rachel couldn't help but wiggle and saunter about in these leather look ...
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best dressed mannequin in Totnes

Floral Print Polyester Twill Dress

Here we have the headless beauty Molly the Dolly modelling the kind of dress only mannequins can model -namely that pins are ...
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green proofed linen raincoat with pixel daisy organic cotton lining

Green Proofed Linen Raincoat

Miaow wearing the proofed linen raincoat made for her by Jane using #32 Ottobre pattern from the winter 6/12 catalogue. It ...
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Vinyl records print man's shirt

Vinyl Records Print Shirt

Rachel made this fabulous vinyl records print shirt for Luke, perfectly matching everything, of course. Shirtmaking is an art Rachel has mastered ...
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1970's Simplicity Jumpsuit

1970’s Denim Jumpsuit

Pauline made this fabulous denim jumpsuit using a 1970's jumpsuit pattern from Simplicity (3322), she used a soft medium weight ...
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ditsy floral print wool challis dress

Ditsy Floral Print Wool Challis Dress

Pauline looking smart and fabulous in wool challis using the classic sleeved shift dress from McCall's (2401). The dress is ...
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bunny print cotton shirt

Rabbit Print Cotton Shirt with Concealed Buttonhole Band

Pauline made this sweet bunny print shirt with printed quilting weight cotton. It is a Butterick pattern (6324) that has ...
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turquoise and ochre yellow geometric print stretch cotton

Turquoise and Yellow Geo Print Stretch Cotton Dress

Marion wearing her lovely blue and yellow geometric print stretch cotton sateen shift dress made and designed by Dawn Hooper of ...
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60's inspired red and white checkerboard dress by LG worn by HRH Duchesse of Cambridge

Red and White Checkerboard Suiting Dress

Fit for a Princess. Spotted in the Torygraph on 15th March 2017. 60's inspired dress made by Eponine –I hasten ...
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Fairy Tale Print Cotton Shirt

Sugar Plum Fairy Tale Cotton Shirt

Rachel made this fabulous cotton shirt for her son Luke. Rachel is applying for title 'Queen of shirt making'. This ...
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geometric floral print slinky and crepey jersey dress

Navy and Purple Geometric Floral Crepey Jersey Dress

Julie at the Keep on Sewing weekend course wearing her navy blue crepey jersey dress with purple and white geometric ...
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Blue big spot print modal and elastane jersey dress

Big Blue Spot Modal and Elastane Dress

Susie terribly pleased with her spotty modal and elastane lightweight sweatshirting jersey dress -it has a great swing to it and ...
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Orange and Green floral stretch cotton sateen dress

Orange and Green Floral Stretch Cotton Sateen Skirt and Top

Marion blending in nicely at the nursery with her orange and green floral print stretch cotton sateen dress with fabulous ...
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pink and grey wool tweed skirt and black and white spotty knot top

Pink and Grey Check Tweed Wool Skirt and Black and White Knit Top

From the South of France we have the wonderfully gifted teacher, Brigitte, in her new skirt made out of pink and grey ...
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pink tweed coat on top of the devon cliff

Pink Wool Tweed Casual Jacket

Bess on top of the South Devon Cliffs wearing her fabulous pink tweed jacket that was made by Jane a ...
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plush fleece backed cotton jersey dressing gown

Winter White Plush Fleece Backed Cotton Jersey Dressing Gown

Miaow and Arfur out in Granma's garden modelling the fleecey jersey dressing gown made by Jane (granny). The pattern is ...
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paisley print babycord dress

Paisley Floral Print Cotton Babycord Matching Top and Skirt

Marion again, this time in a floral and paisley print cotton babycord top and skirt. All of us at Stone ...
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floral cotton drill dress with cut out detail on back

Floral Cotton Drill Dress with Cut-Out Detail on Back

Marion here wearing this super fitted stretch drill dress with lovely cut out detail on the back. She cheats by ...
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wool challis skirt with artificial petal embellishment

Blue Wool Challis A-Line Skirt with Scattered Artificial Petals

Bess made this skirt on a bit of a whim - the wool challis had been in her stash for ...
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cat lady printed vinyl rucksack

Cat Lady Print Vinyl Rucksack

Bess made this rucksack for her niece, Miaow using an existing bag as a rough pattern. She blocked the vinyl ...
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zip off peplum pencil skirt

Panelled Pencil Skirt with Zips and Removable Peplum

Aiste wearing her Black Watch tartan check panelled peplum pencil skirt she designed at college. The skirt has a central ...
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Grey Bouclé Tufted Tweed Dress with Velvet Gimp Trim

Jane made this "Channel" inspired dress using a LG tufted bouclé mixed fibre tweed for her daughter Lulu. The pattern ...
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paisley print stretch velour dress

Paisley Print Stretch Velour Dress

Linda was waiting in for a delivery and thought she'd make a dress for Hogmanay... as you do. So here is what ...
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super woman princess dress

Red, Blue and Yellow Princess Dress

Bess was supposed to be making a princess dress for her niece Eloise but it kind of mutated into a ...
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gold lamé jersey leggings

Gold Lamé Jersey Leggings

Jane made these gold lamé leggings for her grandchildren Kitcat and Miaow because every 7 year old and 9 year ...
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pink tulle tutu with sequins

Pink Tutu with Sequins

Bess made this pink tutu for her niece Amélie (who is 16 months) for Christmas, numerous layers of tulle were ...
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Pale pink tulle ballerina tutus with feathers

Pink Tulle Tutus with Feathers and Sequins

Bess made these two tutus for her nieces Kitcat and Miaow with a loose brief of Nutcracker in mind. There ...
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black and white silk organza halter-neck wedding dress

Floral Embroidered Silk Organza Halter-Neck Wedding Dress

Sue looking STUNNING in Greece getting married, wearing the dress she made using fabulous embroidered silk organza.  Sue slightly amended the Vogue ...
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grey wool challis oversized shirt

Grey Wool Challis Oversized Shirt

Here is Lesley's latest shirt to be added to the collection.  The wool challis drapes so well, it was a ...
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porcupine faux fur gilet with leopard print Liberty tana lawn lining

Porcupine Faux Fur Gilet

Jane made these fabulous porcupine faux fur gilets for Kitcat and Miaow (grandchildren). Lined in Leopard/Jaguar Print Liberty Tana Lawn ...
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siamese cat in netting

Siamese in Tulle

Rudi is a Siamese boy who has a healthy obsession with tulle and netting. He says he wants to be ...
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Cotton Dobby Voile School Shirt

White Dobby School Shirt

School shirts don't have to be made out of polyester to be easy care, why are all the school shirts ...
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green cotton and modal school jumper

Green School Jumper

Miaow told Jane that she didn't want her to make her school jumper because she was too slow, she wanted ...
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Turquoise sequinned tulle dress

Turquoise Mermaid Blue Sequinned Dress

Jane made this sequinned tulle dress for her grandchildren Kitcat and Miaow (they share). The armholes are bound in lightweight ...
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cobalt blue polka dot needlecord tunic

Blue Polka-Dot Needlecord Tunic

Susie wearing her super cobalt blue polka-dot printed cotton needlecord tunic pattern made from the indie pattern company Wiksten Tova.  ...
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red and jade abstract printed linen and viscose tunic dress

Red and Jade printed Linen and Viscose Tunic Dress

Jacoba on the amazing Wahiba Sands in Oman wearing her printed linen and viscose tunic dress - the perfect fabric to ...
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red silk tweed lined and interlined a-line skirt

Red Tweed A-Line Skirt

Jacoba matching her kitchen fabulously in her red silk tweed skirt that was interlined to save getting a 'bum', and lined. Fabric ...
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red white and blue Linton Tweed Coat

Red White and Blue Linton Tweed Coat

Red Blue and White check Linton Tweed made up in Burda 7041 (sadly discontinued but there are similar). It is ...
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cartoon print viscose dressing gown

Cartoon Print Viscose Lawn Dressing Gown

Kitcat here (age 9 going on 14) wearing the dressing gown that she made with granny (Jane) in the summer ...
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digital print viscose jersey dress with black contrast pieces

Digital Print Floral Jersey Dress with Contrast Binding

Viccy sent us this photo of her stunning digital floral print viscose jersey dress made with black contrast bindings and waist ...
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navy wool jersey cover up

Blue Wool Jersey Cover Up

Julia (apologising for the quality of the photos) wearing her navy wool jersey cover up using Burda 6850. She was ...
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hawk birds digital print viscose maxi dress

Hawk Digital Print Viscose Dress with Velvet Bodice

Anna from Munich (brightening up a dull day in Totnes) wearing this fabulous maxi dress. It was made up in digitally ...
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Tropical bird print cotton canvas bag

Tropical Bird Print Cotton Bag

Miaow (age 6) made this tropical bird printed cotton canvas bag (with help from Jane). With appliqué parrot dangling. How ...
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dragon print cotton culottes

Dragon Print Cotton Culottes

Bernie in the South of France wearing her blue and cream dragon print cotton culottes made using a pattern taken from ...
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kitsch cat digital print jersey dress

Kitsch Cats Print Jersey Dress

Kitcat wearing her terribly kitsch cat digital print cotton and elastane jersey long sleeved dress (made by Jane). The pattern ...
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green stripey water resistant cape

Proofed Cotton Green Stripe Cape

Lesley made this fabulous chartreuse and camel stripey proofed cotton cape. This was a cape pattern picked up at a Quilt ...
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wrap leopard print skirt

Leopard Print Jersey Wrap Skirt

Rachel channeling her inner Bette Lynch in this leopard print scuba jersey wrap skirt. The pattern is Simplicity 1322, large ...
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Red Liberty Wrap T-Shirt

Rachel with her red Liberty printed cotton jersey wrap T-Shirt. The pattern is Butterick 5084 and works equally well in ...
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Woodland Animal Print Swirly Skirt

Rachel wearing her Tula Pink for Free Spirit woodland animals print cotton skirt using Vogue 8588 pattern, the hem is ...
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Red Scuba Jersey Chado Ralph Rucci Dress

Jacoba triumphant in her Chado Ralph Rucci dress made up in red scuba jersey, she said it's been great to ...
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Light Blue Broderie Anglaise Panelled Dress

Bess wearing her super summery light blue broderie anglaise cotton dress at the Pimm's stall at the village fête. The ...
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Vintage 1970s Denim Dress

Lulu in her vintage 1970's dress made in stretch denim with a lime green wash. Accented with patch pockets, the dress ...
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Amy Butler Printed and Laminated Cotton Raincoat

Julie made up this fabulous Amy Butler print laminated cotton raincoat using Burda 7047. We love the spotty cotton lining ...
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Blue Spotty Button Up Mac

Julie made this blue big spotty button up Mac using quick drying proofed microfibre some years ago - and still ...
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Orange Spotty Cotton Shirt

Jessie wearing her orange polka dot cotton short sleeve shirt made by Jane with daisy buttons and no interfacing. If ...
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Purple Stretch Cotton Piqué Panelled Shift Dress

Bess was looking at this purple piqué for well over a year before she decided she was able to wear ...
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Cream Daisy Lace Maternity Dress with Pink Yoke

Clair made this cream daisy lace maternity dress with pink linen viscose yoke for Rosie for a Scottish high summer (ha ha) ...
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Orange sequinned Silk Georgette Coat

Annabelle in her fabulous orange sequinned silk georgette coat trimmed with pink diamanté buttons. ED. It is normal for me to ...
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Pink Sequinned Tulle Dress with Georgette

Michaela made this fabulous pink sequinned dress for one of her clients, it has a v-neck, a lovely georgette pointed collar ...
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3D Floral Print Stretch Cotton Sateen Dress

Shirley made this fabulous 3d printed stretch cotton sateen up into a shift dress, it is lined in Venezia lining ...
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Brown Floral Linen Mix Shirt

Shirley made this floral print linen and cotton shirt after a long hiatus in sewing (I'm wondering if this is ...
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Orange and Blue Floral Print Stretch Cotton Sateen V-Neck Back Dress

Marion wearing her fabulous orange and blue floral print stretch cotton sateen v-neck back dress. Designed and made for her ...
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Cat Print Cotton and Elastane Jersey Dress

Marion on her silver wedding anniversary cruise wearing her fun and easy cat print cotton jersey dress designed and made ...
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Lilac and Ochre Abstract Print Stretch Cotton Sateen Dress

Marion wearing this superb mock wrap lilac and ochre print stretch cotton sateen dress. Designed and made for her by the ...
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Jade and Coral Floral Print Stretch Cotton Sateen Dress with Peplum

Marion wearing her jade and coral floral print stretch cotton sateen dress with v-neck and peplum detail. Designed and made for ...
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Floral and Animal Print Stretch Cotton Drill Dress

Marion wearing this superb floral and animal print stretchy cotton drill dress designed and made for her by the genius Dawn ...
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Coral and Blue Floral Stretch Cotton Sateen Dress

Marion sporting her coral and blue stretch cotton sateen dress, designed and made for her by the genius Dawn Hooper ...
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Pink Denim Skirt and Jacket with Lace Trim

Jane made this Denim jacket and matching skirt with stretch pink denim for Kitcat. It is trimmed in black lace ...
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Pink Denim Jacket and Skirt for Dolly

Kitcat came up with the bright idea that when Jane makes her an outfit her dolly, Ayla should get one ...
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Green Lace Print Silk Crepe Dress

Kerry wearing her green lace print silk crepe de chine princess line dress using Simplicity 2247, which she said she would ...
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Geometric print Cotton needlecord dress

Geometric Print Needlecord A-Line Dress

Daiga made this aqua, brown and chartreuse green geometric print cotton needlecord up into a great retro inspired dress for ...
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digital floral print jersey a-line dress

Multicolour Floral Digital Print A-Line Dress

Daiga made this floral digitally printed viscose jersey up into a fabulous dress for a 6 year old using simplicity ...
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Blue and White Print Linen and Viscose Blouse

Marilyn off travelling to somewhere tropical and looking super cool in her floral stencil print linen and viscose shirt made ...
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Grey Cotton Dobby Voile Dress

Maxine came to the shop with her bag stuffed with nearly finished projects and wearing this fabulous creation. Made using ...
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Turquoise Houses Print Pleated Dress

Cammie came to the shop with a sewing bug after making up this fabulous cotton voile dress. She used Simplicity 1873 ...
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Rose Print Stretch Cotton Sateen Cap Sleeve Dress

Celia looking stunning in her rose print stretch cotton sateen dress made using Burda pattern 6920 (slightly lengthened). The dress ...
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Dyed Cotton Sweatshirting Trousers

Bryan looking terribly dapper wearing his machine dyed cotton sweatshirting trousers made by Rachel. They have extra deep pockets for ...
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Floral Print Cotton and Linen Flared Dress

Celia showing off her floral print linen and cotton flared dress made using New Look pattern 6390 (lengthened a bit) ...
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School Shirt and Shorts

Summer ready and super stylish Kitcat in her white spotty jacquard cotton school shirt and green gingham shorts. There is ...
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Navy Flecky Sweatshirting Jacket

Bree was pleased as punch with this jacket she made in record time entirely on her sewing machine (no cheating with an ...
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Corduroy and Cotton Jersey Circle Dress

Eloise modelling her bright blue jumbo cord dress with jersey circle inserts and inseam pockets. Made by Aunty Bess who ...
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Alice in Wonderland Sleepwear

Kitcat and Miaow with their Alice in Wonderland print cotton jersey nightime ensembles (complete with matching nightie for Ayla the dolly.) ...
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Aqua and Black Frigate Bird Dress

Bess made this super fine linen dress with black bird print for her holiday in Tobago, it's made using her basic block ...
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Designer Textured Wool Jacket

Mrs Stutt at the shop showing off her superb designer textured wool jacket made up in a simple boxy cardigan ...
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3D Floral Print Stretch Cotton Sateen Pleated Skirt

Tracey in French France wearing her fabulous 3D floral printed Stretch Cotton Sateen pleated skirt using McCall's 6706, there is ...
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Worsted Wool Waistcoats

Vanessa again with these beautifully made worsted wool waistcoats lined in jacquard coat lining. They are made using Burda 7799 pattern. Look ...
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Teal Reversible Fraser Sweatshirt

Vanessa came to the shop with this Fraser sweatshirt (from Sewaholic), made with a reversible cotton sweatshirting so the stripe contrast shows ...
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Green Denim Kid’s Mini Skirt & Jacket

Jane made this lime green denim mini skirt and jacket for Miaow. The jacket was a pattern downloaded whose author ...
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Burda 9417 dress

Green Gingham School Dress

Miaow modelling her school dress made by Jane using green cotton gingham and the Burda 9717 pattern ...
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siamese kitten and green gingham school skirt

Gingham School Skirt

Rudi the Siamese kitten getting in on the picture with Kitcat's school skirt (he is so vain). Green cotton gingham with elasticated waist and ...
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denim blue silk wool and linen mix shift dress

Denim Blue Wool Silk and Linen Shift Dress with Flounce

Daiga wearing her beautifully fitted short sleeved denim blue wool silk and linen mix shift dress with lovely seam detailing ...
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blue Irish linen smock dress

Blue Irish Linen Smock Dress

Elwen ready for her travels in her blue Irish Linen shirting weight smock dress. The yoke is a batik printed ...
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pposh silk satin frock with fitted jacket

Silk Posh Frock

Rowena being a very glam Mother of the Groom in her black and magenta abstract print silk satin flared dress ...
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ivory sweatshirt tunic with hood

Ivory Hoody Sweatshirt Tunic with Grey Stripe Cuffs

Bess wearing her hoody tunic in ivory sweatshirting on top of the South Devon Cliffs on a brisk April walk ...
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Harry potter cape costume

Harry Potter Costume

Mia casting spells in the bathroom wearing her Harry Potter costume made by Jane for World Book Day. The cape was made ...
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white cotton school shirt and green gingham school skater skirt

School Shirt and Skater Skirt

School shirt made for Kitcat (by Jane) with white cotton seersucker using Burda 9744 pattern. Green gingham cotton skater skirt using MCall's ...
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white cotton school shirt and green gingham school skorts

School Shirt and Skorts

School shirt made for Miaow (by Jane) with white cotton seersucker using Burda 9744 pattern. Green gingham cotton skorts (The ...
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Kitcat stood by fireplace wearing jimjams

Embroidered Whales Seersucker Jimjams

Kitcat wearing her whale embroidered babydoll nightie and cropped jimjams made by Jane (the granny). The babydoll is Butterick pattern ...
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Bess wearing black circles lace dress holding a glass of bubbly

Black Guipure Lace Dress with Cream Silk Lining

Bess enjoying a glass of bubbly wearing her black guipure lace dress which was lined in cream silk rep suiting ...
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digital print cotton drill

Digital Bird Print Cotton Drill Skirt

Rachel surrounded by toiles and all things dressmaking at the sewing retreat weekend in Bromsgrove, wearing her bird digital print stretch ...
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Grey Jersey Victory Dress

Grey Jersey Victory Dress

Kate outside the shop wearing her Grey Cotton mix jacquard jersey 'Lola' dress made from a Victory pattern. It has ...
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Ruched wool tartan skirt

Wool Tartan Swishy Box Pleat Ruched Skirt

Jane came to the shop wearing her fabulous Wool tartan ruched skirt. It is lined in cotton and has a ...
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alphabet print viscose jersey

Alphabet Print Viscose and Elastane Jersey

Jessie wearing black and multicolour alphabet print viscose and elastane jersey T-Shirt made by Bess for her Christmas Present (has ...
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white loopback sweatshirting top

White Sweatshirt

Bess made this uber-simple top using loopback sweatshirting from an old favourite Vogue t-shirt pattern. She bound the neck in self fabric and hemmed ...
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heavy washed linen sleeveless shirt

Deep Red Damiel Linen sleeveless Tunic Shirt

Lesley sent us this Damiel washed Linen top by Katherine Tilton, Butterick 6138.  It is a delight to wear and ...
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plum and burgundy chanel type tweed cape

Plum and Burgundy cardigan jacket Type Tweed Cape

Amanda made this fabulous cape using British cardigan jacket type tweed. You can find Amanda on Facebook as Fascin8 Millinery and on Instagram as ...
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blue and green big check shetland wool tweed cape

Blue and Green Check Tweed Cape

Amanda made this fabulous cape using British Shetland style Tweed. You can find Amanda on Facebook as Fascin8 Millinery and on Instagram as ...
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Green and Purple wool tweed straight skirt

Purple and Green Wool Tweed Check Pencil Skirt

Carolyn sent us this picture of the skirt she made from the lovely wool tweed fabric she bought from us.  The full cost ...
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Christina wearing tartan silk flared skirt

Lilac Tartan Silk Dupion Flared Skirt

Christina showing off her navy and lilac silk dupion flared skirt made for Burn's night. Silk dupion is a very ...
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wool flared coat with faux fur collar

Wool flared Coat with Faux Fur Collar

Emma sent in a pic of the winter coat she made - She bought the fabric AGES ago (her words- all of ...
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fuchsia pink boiled wool coat

Fuchsia Boiled Wool Waterfall Coat

Julie cheering up the drab winter at the shop in her fuchsia pink boiled wool coat. The edges are bound with ...
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sequinned dress singing little angel

Sequinned Dress for a little Angel

Kitcat singing us all Christmas carols in her sequinned dress made by Jane. It is lined in heavy tricot and ...
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blues and greens themed patchwork duvet cover

Patchwork Duvet Cover

Jane hiding behind the patchwork duvet she made for her granddaughter Miaow, using up all the scraps of cotton we ...
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black ballet print dress

Ballet Print Chiffon Dress

Sarah looking pleased as punch in her poly chiffon circular skirt dress made exquisitely by Joan, her Grandma. The pattern ...
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Lizzy wearing boiled wool circle skirt

Printed Boiled Wool Circular Skirt

Lizzy with her boiled wool circular skirt. Lizzy has a paper pattern phobia and so usually just wings it. Luckily ...
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Just Moosey Tutu

Clair made this sooo sweeeet baby satin dress and tutu using viscose satin coat lining (much too good to hide ...
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leopard print mock wrap t-shirt and ponte leather look jersey jeans

Leather look Ponte Jersey Jeans and Leopard Print T-Shirt

Rachel (with her whippet who knows she's not really allowed in the shop) wearing black leather look ponte jeans (beautifully made) ...
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Kitsch Cats T-Shirt

Rachel with her kitsch cats print cotton and elastane jersey mock wrap t-shirt made using Burda 6848 pattern (with minor alterations ...
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Wind in the Willow inspired Velvet Outfits.

Kitcat and Miaow (having been told to smile)* wearing cotton velvet fitted jacket, yellow dogtooth fitted jacket, acetate crushed velvet ...
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Brown Faux Fur Jacket

Brown Cheetah Spot Faux Fur Jacket

Kitcat all wrapped up in her faux fur Burda 9501 jacket. It is lined with aubergine satin coat lining (oh-so grown up!) ...
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black polka dot printed viscose jersey top and pencil skirt

Black Jersey Ensemble for an 8 (going on 18) Year Old

Kitcat wearing her black jersey skirt and cropped T-shirt which she made HERSELF. Jane helped (with hyper alertness) as Kitcat ...
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Red guipure lace coat with feather trim

Feather Trimmed Red Guipure Lace Coat (squawking obligatory)

Bess in her not-very-over-the-top coat at all made using red guipure lace and 6" feather trim. The coat was prepared ...
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White embroidery on black cotton lawn dress

Black and White Embroidered Cotton Dress with 3/4 Sleeves

Gill from classes in her black and white 3/4 sleeve dress adjusted from her block, It is lined in cotton lawn ...
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wool mix with cashmere soft tweed jacket

Fawn Wool Mix Tweed Fitted Jacket

Anastasia modelling her fabulous fitted jacket made using Burdastyle magazine pattern 112b (from 3/2015). This fabric is jacket weight wool ...
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Liberty Alice in Wonderland printed cotton Lawn Dress and Shirt

Liberty Alice in Wonderland Print Cotton Dress and Shirt

Kitcat and Miaow visiting Granny (Jane) at the shop wearing their matching Liberty tana lawn Alice in Wonderland print dress ...
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Navy corded lace shrug with scalloped edges

Navy Corded Lace Shrug

Debbie modelling her shrug made using navy corded lace with scalloped edges.  She was very pleased with it as it ...
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lion print fleece romper suit

Lion Print Romper Suit

Awwww! Jasmine's nephew wearing the romper she made him using lion print polar fleece. Soooo cute!!! ...
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asymmetrical corduroy skirt

Navy Stretch Needlecord Asymmetric Skirt

Daiga wearing her lovely navy stretch needlecord skirt made from the 9/2013 Burda Magazine model 103. She said it was both lovely to ...
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Italian linen with crewel embroidery shift dress

Brown Crewel Embroidered Linen Shift Dress

Clair is Sunny Cadiz wearing her crewel embroidered Italian linen shift dress (her tried and tested pattern which Jane helped ...
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black and yellow dogtooth dress

Yellow Dogtooth V-Neck bodycon Dress with 3/4 Sleeves

Anne-Marie made this fun dogtooth weave stretch suiting into a 3/4 sleeve bodycon dress and lined with powernet. She used McCall's ...
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christmas reindeer print cotton and elastane jersey nightie

Christmas Reindeer Print Cotton Jersey Nightie

Kitcat modelling her christmas reindeer printed cotton jersey nightie in the shop. Made by Jane, it has raglan sleeves and jersey ...
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christmas tree print cotton and elastane jersey nightie

Christmas Tree Printed Cotton Jersey Nightie

Miaow wearing her Christmas tree printed cotton jersey nightie in the shop. Made by Jane, it has raglan sleeves and ...
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neon green pvc strappy top

Neon Green PVC Strappy Top

Pauline saw this green PVC and had to make a top for her friend, Davinia in it. :) So she did! ...
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retro print cotton cord a-line skirt

Retro Print Cotton Cord A-Line Skirt

Pauline made up this fab retro print cotton corduroy into a simple a-line skirt. Invisible zip insertion and lined in ...
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cloud print cotton and elastane jersey pyjamas

Cloud Print Cotton Jersey Jimjams

Sol here again proudly wearing his cloud print cotton and elastane single jersey pyjamas made by mum, Pauline. Finished with ...
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fox print cotton and elastane jersey

Squirrel Print Jersey Jimjams

Pauline made these pyjamas for her son, Sol, out of squirrel print cotton and elastane single jersey. They are finished with 1" ...
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Gold silk twill bow-tie

Gold Silk Bow Tie

Pauline made this bow tie out of gold twill silk for her son (Magnus) to match his father's at a ...
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Taupe Brown Boiled Wool Long Skirt

Marlene visiting the shop in her fabulous light weight wool mix boiled wool skirt. She used her standard a-line skirt ...
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Pink Chanel type tweed shift dress

Pink cardigan jacket type Tweed Shift Dress

Nicola wearing her fabulously fitted pink cardigan jacket type tweed dress. It is interlined in silk organza and lined in ...
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geometric print cotton and elastane t-shirt dress

Geometric Teardrop Print Cotton Jersey Child’s Dress

Frances made this dress for her grand-daughter to go to the school Oscar awards. It's an easy pull on dress ...
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Child's fur coat with bunny rabbit print lining

Child’s Fur Coat with Bunny Rabbit Print Lining

Jane and Elwen made this sooo sweeet fur coat using Burda 9501 pattern, They lined it in bunny rabbit print ...
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hand embroidered children's drawings onto wool tweed skirt

Hand Embroidered and Painted Wool Tweed Skirt

Bess used her 5 and 8 year old niece's fabulous drawings as inspiration for the embellishment on this wool tweed ...
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Lurex and polyester brocade zipped bodice

Brocade Zipped Bodice

Lulu wearing her cloqué brocade bodice made by Jane. It is lined in cotton poplin as we needed something a ...
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Cream Linton Tweed Coat

Cream Sequinned Linton Tweed Coat

Bess went to Vegas to see her Sister get married (Johnny Cash came back from the dead to marry her) ...
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orange bouclé wool mix knit braced skirt

Orange Bouclé Wool Mix Knit Braced Skirt and Jacket

Holly made this tangerine orange cotton wool and viscose mix bouclé heavy knit from LG as part of a Plymouth ...
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turquoise chenille brocade jacket

Turquoise Chenille Brocade Jacket using Vogue pattern 1277

Sarah made this lovely chenille brocade jacket using vogue pattern # 1277. It is lined and has a single button ...
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plasticised linen jacket

Plasticised Linen Vogue 9035 Jacket

Sarah made up Vogue 9035 jacket pattern in this funky plasticised lightweight linen. She has used the reverse of the ...
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turquoise blue linen short wrap skirt

Blue Short Linen Wrap Skirt

Clair in Sunny Cadiz (okay, not sunny right now but it usually is!) wearing turquoise blue linen wrap skirt. The ...
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printed linen shift dress

Printed Linen Shift Dress

Christie wearing her classic shift dress in this fabulous soft printed linen print. A well fitted shift dress is hard to ...
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floral stretch drill vogue 8998 dress

Floral Stretch Cotton Vogue 8998 Dress

Maxine wearing her very first sewing project using a floral printed cotton and poly mix stretch drill with Vogue 8998 ...
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Brown Hand Painted Linen Dress

Lesley painted this brown linen dress using iridescent Markal Paintsticks and an Amy Butler stencil. I need to get myself ...
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aeroplane printed viscose dress

Aeroplane Printed Viscose Dress

One of Pauline's very first makes - a fab green aeroplane print viscose lawn made up in this simple, light and ...
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blue and cream bunny rabbits printed cotton bag

Bunny Rabbits Printed Cotton Bag

Bunny Rabbits and all sorts of animals printed quilting weight cotton big bag with Japanese Cotton contrast handle and rim... and ...
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green shirting weight Irish linen dress

Green Irish Shirting Linen Fit and Flare Dress

Elwen wearing her green Irish shirting linen dress to her brother's graduation ceremony. She used Burda 6758 which she altered ...
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silk damask Ralph Rucci Dress

Duck Egg Silk Damask Ralph Rucci for Vogue Dress

Suzanne from Cyprus celebrating her son's wedding (he's the one holding the flowers) wearing Silk Damask made up in a v-neck ...
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dobby cotton school blouses

White Dobby Cotton School Shirts

Kitcat and Miaow all ready for school wearing their blouses made by Jane and Elwen in dobby weave cotton voile ...
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Reversible A-line cotton lawn skirt

Reversible Cotton Lawn and Linen Skirt

Chandra wearing her beautifully made reversible cotton skirt using a Liberty archive printed lawn on one side and plain blue ...
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hand sewn Alice in Wonderland silk shirt

Hand Sewn Silk Chiffon Shirt

Ruscha sporting her hand sewn silk chiffon shirt, which we at the Stone Fabrics headquarters are in awe of. She insists ...
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floral stretch cotton sateen shift dress with cap sleeves

Blue Floral Stretch Cotton Sateen Shift with Cap Sleeves

Jane at the Royal Academy Summer exhibition flaunting her floral stretch cotton sateen dress. The pattern comes from her block ...
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spotty cotton shirt and rococo printed stretch denim skirt

Spotty Summer Shirt and Printed Stretch Denim Skirt

Jane's daughter Jessie wearing her LG polka dot printed cotton short sleeve shirt and her Rococo printed stretch indigo denim skirt ...
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anatomical printed viscose lawn top

Anatomical Printed Viscose Lawn Top

Anne Marie made this anatomical printed viscose lawn top to keep cool for her holidays. She used Simplicity pattern #1107. Because ...
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balloon digital print jersey panelled dress

Digitally Printed Balloon Jersey Panelled Dress

Bess wearing her digitally printed cotton jersey dress made using her (much repeated) panelled dress pattern-this normally has waist seams but ...
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tractor printed fleece jacket

Tractor Print Fleece Jacket

Jenny made her grandson Owen this fab tractor print fleece jacket using the Burda pattern 9425. Being as Owen thinks ...
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embroidered and hand painted Italian linen shirt

Hand Painted Linen Shirt

Jane's shirt made up once again in an embroidered and hand painted Linen from Italy. Jane was pleased with how economical ...
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ultramarine blue ponte roma jersey peplum dress

Ultramarine Blue Ponte Roma Persey Peplum Dress

Lesley made this ultramarine blue Ponte Roma jersey dress with a peplum. The pattern was Simplicity Project Runway 1650.  This pattern wasn’t lined, ...
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Liberty archive print cotton lawn reversible shift dress

Reversible Cotton Lawn Shift Dress

Elwen with her Liberty archive printed cotton lawn shift dress that reverses to show lime green organic cotton. It chucks ...
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daisies and sequined grass embellished cotton piqué coat

Embroidered and Embellished Cotton Piqué Coat

Bess made this turquoise cotton piqué coat for a wedding, wanting something very plain that would go with all her ...
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Floral digital printed cotton canvas shift dress

Floral Digital Print Shift Dress

Jane wearing her floral digitally printed cotton dress. This cotton is a light canvas type with a soft brushed finish ...
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embroidered and hand painted Italian linen dress

Possibly the Poshest Embroidered Linen Dress in the World

Jane's amazing embroidered Italian Linen dress. This fabric is hand painted on top of the embroidery and doesn't come cheap –it's enlightening ...
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digital printed cotton drill trousers

Digital Printed Floral Cotton Trousers

These fabulous floral cotton trousers were made by Claire who came to the shop with her friend and spent 2 ...
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viscose cowl neck top

Lilac Printed Viscose Cowl Neck Top

Elaine wearing her printed viscose cowl neck top (Butterick 4132). She put a brooch on the cowl to weigh it ...
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lion print cotton t-shirt and panelled cord skirt

Lion Print Cotton Jersey T-Shirt

Elwen wearing her lion print cotton jersey T-Shirt using the Burda 6820 pattern. I'm pretty certain this print is more ...
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hand painted spotty Irish linen skirt

Hand Painted Spots on Irish Linen Skirt

Not content with the £33mt fabulous blue Irish shirting weight Linen, Bess (with clearly too much time on her hands) ...
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blue floral print stretch cotton shift dress

Blue Floral Stretch Cotton Dress

Gill from classes wearing her floral stretch cotton dress. This stretch cotton is not quite as heavy as a stretch ...
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stripe double jersey acrylic mix Coco Dress

Printed Double Jersey Shift Dress with Sleeves

Jan made up this brilliant "Coco" dress (from Tilly and the Buttons) using an acrylic mix double jersey printed with ...
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viscose and ramie John Kaldor printed dress

Floral Printed Linen and Viscose Dress

Ann from classes wearing her floral printed ramie and viscose mix shift dress with frill hem. Ramie is a natural fibre similar ...
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sea green stretch cotton piqué pleated dress

Sea Green Stretch Pique Pleated Dress

Helen made this fabulous pleated dress for an afternoon tea get-together in London. She'd had a bit of a slump ...
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Laurent Garigue bouclé knit Chanel type Jacket

Black Wool Mix Bouclé Cardigan Jacket

Tracey (in French France) made this fabulous boxy cardigan jacket using the wool and cotton Laurent Garigue bouclé knit. She ...
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black and white spot print cotton 60's mini dress

Black and White spotty 60’s Mini Dress

Elwen sporting her unlined LG black and white spot print cotton 1960's mini dress, made for a party in which ...
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japanese printed cotton trousers

Pussycat Printed Japanese Cotton Trousers

Jane from classes with her Japanese pussycats printed cotton loungey trousers ...
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Yellow Brocade Tom and Linda Platt Dress

Yellow Brocade Tom and Linda Platt Dress

Lulu wearing her Tom and Linda Platt (Vogue 1348) yellow and turquoise poly/lurex brocade dress, made by Jane. The pattern has box ...
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cotton drill fluted hem bellville sassoon skirt

Blue Digital Print Cotton Drill Fluted Hem Skirt

Rachel wearing her blue digital print skirt with a fluted lowered hem at the back, this skirt works in both ...
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triple crepe coat and dress

Triple Crepe Coat and Dress

Margaret is wearing a polyester triple crepe shift dress with matching lined coat. Triple crepe has a fantastic weight and ...
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Desigual inspired brocade embellished coat

Brocade Desigual Inspired Coat

Lulu wearing her Desigual inspired coat made by Jane using an assortment of brocade suitings, odd buttons and various trims ...
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wool mix coating cape with wool look acrylic foldover binding

Tartan Coating Wool Mix Cape

Angie made this fabulous coating weight wool mix up into this oh so cozy cape. The edges are bound in wool-look fold-over binding ...
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British wool tweed check mini skirt

Wool Tweed Check Mini Skirt

Elwen wearing her English Wool green and pink check  Tweed mini skirt. This is the first time she matched checks, ...
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graffiti digital print wrap jersey top

Graffiti Printed Wrap T-Shirt

Rachel wearing her fabulous digitally printed graffiti cotton and elastane jersey wrap t-shirt. Rachel had made up this t-shirt before ...
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Liberty print wrap jersey top

Liberty Print Cotton Jersey Wrap Top

Rachel terribly pleased with herself after making this t-shirt in Liberty pure cotton jersey. She used Burda 6848 mock wrap ...
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teal basket weave coat

Teal Basket Weave Tweed Coat

Chandra wearing her fabulous basket weave swingy coat made in Social Fabric with Saj. We think she has done a brilliant ...
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Green jumbo cord mini skirt

Green Jumbo Cord Mini Skirt

Elwen wearing her jumbo cord mini skirt using Burda pattern 8237. Elwen has the sewing bug quite seriously at the ...
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purple paisley wool challis dress

Purple Paisley Wool Challis Dress

Judy from the Cloth Club wearing her lovely wool challis dress made for a family wedding. She used a Simplicity ...
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peacock lace shift dress

Peacock Lace Shift Dress

Elwen in her peacock leaf design cotton mix lace shift dress with lime green Venezia lining. Using Burda pattern 8213, she ...
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missoni chevron wool mix fabric

Technicolour Chevron Jacket

This is Jacoba wearing her woven Italian Designer jacket, she said, "I am very pleased with it even if it ...
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winter white fur coat

Winter White Faux Fur Swing Coat

Rachel wearing her super soft faux fur coat. It is a travesty of modern technology that you cannot feel the ...
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tiger stripe boiled wool cape

Tiger Stripe Boiled Wool Belted Cape

Lizzy wearing her tiger stripe boiled wool belted wool cape. Lizzy made it without a pattern (nor much of a clue ...
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green bamboo jersey

Green Bamboo Jersey Tunic

Anastasia made these fabulous tunics, here's what she had to say about them: I would like to thank you for ...
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white spotty brushed cotton

Spotty Brushed Cotton Shirt

Amy made this fabulous spotty brushed cotton shirt using . She goes into detail about the making of it on ...
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reversible denim and printed viscose dress

Chinelo witchcraftery Dress

Bess went on a course down the road at Social Fabric with Chinelo from the Sewing Bee. Despite being utterly star struck ...
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medium weight linen

A Gaggle of Linen Shirts

What's the collective noun for linen shirts? For bullfinches it is a bellowing, I rather like that. A bellowing of ...
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pale grey bouclé wool coating

Light Grey Bouclé Wool Coat

All together now: Awwwwwwwww! This gorgeous little girl is modelling a bouclé wool coat made by Anna Ash, you can ...
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Red Linton Tweed

Red Linton Tweed Cardigan Jacket

Ann-Marie here modelling her fabulous red Linton Tweed jacket, in keeping with the traditionally made cardigan jacket she quilted the ...
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navy sandwashed cupro fabric

Navy Blue Cupro Flared Lynn Mizono Dress

Navy sandwashed Cupro dress made by Irene using the Lynn Mizono for Vogue pattern 1312. Sandwashed cupro looks and behaves ...
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moonstone embroidered silk moroccain dress

Moonstone Beaded Silk Dress with Tail

Jane made this silver grey Silk Moroccain crepe cowl neck wedding dress for her eldest daughter, Jessie. It is beaded ...
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pink printed cotton kaftan

Child’s Pink Cotton Lawn Kaftan

Malin made up this Pink aztec printed cotton lawn kaftan for her daughter to go to Morocco, with rick rack ...
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spotty denim kaftan

Child’s Spotty Denim Kaftan

Malin made up this spotty kaftan for her daughter to go to Morocco. With rick rack trim and ribbon ties ...
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grey viscose jersey dress

Vogue Designer mix and match Jersey Dress

Lynne made this fabulous grey marl bamboo jersey mixed with an aqua and grey stripe viscose jersey dress using Vogue ...
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Aubergine spotty jersey T-Shirt

Purple Spotty Cotton T-Shirt

Liz K made up this t-shirt as her first ever knit project using New Look pattern 6216. Check the twin ...
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Tina Givens printed Cotton circular skirt

Yellow Giraffe Circular Skirt

Gracie wearing her pink giraffe print circular skirt made by Lizzy, with yellow lining and fuchsia pink netting. This was ...
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cotton dobby lawn dresses

White Cotton Dobby Flower Girl Dresses

Kitcat and Miaow wearing their white cotton dobby flower girl dresses. (They were so excited about being flower girls I ...
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Red ribbon embroidered jersey dress

Red Ribbon Embroidered Jersey Shift Dress

Red ribbon embroidered jersey shift dress made by Jane for Jessie. The embroidery stabilises the jersey so it is not ...
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polka dot ponte roma jersey dress

Spotty Ponte Jersey Dress with Scalloped Collar

Helen wearing her spotty print ponte roma jersey dress using Simplicity pattern #1609, she opted for the scalloped collar using ...
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black sequinned velour

Black Sequinned Velvet Dress

Helen wearing her heavily sequinned black stretch velour 60's cut dress from Simplicity (pattern 1609). You can find stretch velours ...
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White linen jersey and black heavy viscose

Linen T-Shirt with Wide Leg Trousers

Bess wearing a white linen jersey raglan sleeved t-shirt with 'modesty' panel, and black viscose pique wide leg trousers. Bess ...
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cream wool crepe wedding dress

Wool Crepe Wedding Dress

Becky wearing the fabulous cream pure wool crepe wedding dress made by her mum, Anna Ash. Wool crepe is the ...
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Tina Givens printed cotton circular skirt

Giraffe Print Quilting Weight Cotton Circular Skirt

Mia-moo wearing the giraffe printed circular skirt using #5102 -a quilting weight cotton- made by Jane (making the pattern AND making ...
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cotton seersucker playsuit

Lime Green Seersucker Cotton Playsuit

Kitcat wearing her Lime Green cotton seersucker playsuit using McCall's pattern M6733. Kitcat is a proper little squinge so we ...
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Tina Givens unicycle print cotton

Unicycle Printed Cotton Dress

Mia-moo wearing the unicycle printed quilting weight cotton dress made by Jane (Granny). This dress has sweet darts on the ...
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Pink denim jacket with odd buttons

Pink Denim Jacket

Pink Denim #4993 jacket with odd buttons and superhero printed quilting weight cotton lining made by Bess. Bess was a ...
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car printed jersey T-Shirt

Car print three quarter sleeve T-shirt

Car print raglan sleeve T-shirt made by Bess for Lulu. Fabric: Cotton jersey with 8% Elastane Adjusted from Burda pattern ...
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taupe boiled wool jacket

Boiled Wool Short Swing Jacket

Nikki with her boiled wool loose swing jacket made a wool mix boiled wool and batik printed bias binding around ...
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animal print wool challis shirt

Wool Challis Animal Print Shirt

Manju wearing her beautifully made wool challis short sleeve pin-tucked animal print shirt. She has a blog, you can read ...
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red sweatshirt with pussy cat eyes

Pussycat sweatshirt with glow in the dark pussycat eyes

Bess wearing her pussycat sweatshirt made using red brushed back cotton sweatshirting and appliqued glow in the dark cotton eyes ...
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leather shopper bag

Leather shopper bag. Modelled as hat.

Rob (Bess's worse half) modelling the shopper bag she made for a Christmas present. She thinks he looks better this ...
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grey dogtooth worsted wool shift dress

Grey bird eye check worsted wool shift dress

Caroline from Munkispanner showing us her shift dress made from bird eye check worsted wool made for Riverside. Love the ...
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burgundy worsted wool shift dress

Burgundy worsted wool mix shift dress

Caroline from Munkispanner showing us her shift dress made from burgundy worsted wool mix made for Qatar Airlines. Love the ...
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flock printed jersey top and washable wool mix trousers

Flock jersey printed top

Carole from our Cloth Club wearing her flock print jersey top using Butterick B5826 and basic trouser pattern she uses ...
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black and white coat with reversed contrast collar and pockets

Black and White Wool Coat

Carole from our Cloth club made up this fab black and white coat utilising the reverse for contrast collar, pockets ...
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denuim dresses with embroidered pussy cat faces and glow in the dark eyes

Glow in the dark pussycat eyes applique denim dresses

Denim dresses (Butterick B5876) made using medium weight denim with appliqued glow in the dark eyes (LOVE LOVE LOVE this ...
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brown wool melton and tweed coat

Brown Wool Melton and Tweed Coat

Brown wool coat made by Lesley (Twice!) "I thought you might like to see the before and after of my ...
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Liberty Lantana wrap dress with cotton lawn on reverse

Liberty Lantana wool and cotton reversible wrap dress

Miaow (age 4; not staying still for the camera) wearing her reversible wrap dress made using Liberty Lantana (80% Wool ...
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grey blue wool melton

Grey – Blue Wool Melton Jacket

Carole from our cloth club wearing her lightweight wool melton jacket using McCalls pattern M5668 which she chose due to ...
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pink and red double sided wool and cotton jersey knit

Heart patches wool and cotton heavy jersey jumper

Pink and Red double-sided wool and cotton jumper with heart elbow patches. Made by Bess. This jersey is 50:50 wool ...
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solstiss lace wedding outfit

Solstiss Lace Bolero and Linen Shift Dress

Bernie from our Cloth Club wearing palest pink Solstiss lace bolero and linen dress at her Goddaughter's wedding. The Bolero ...
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navy and white bow print Thai silk

Bow print Thai Silk Dress

Martine being fitted in her bow printed Thai Silk dress ...
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laser cut stretch denim dress

Denim laser cut dress with seam detailing

Stretch denim laser cut dress with seam detailing made by Martine at her French sewing class ...
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ditsy floral printed heavy linen

Ditsy floral printed heavy linen dress

Ditsy floral printed heavy linen dress worn (and made) by Valentine at her sewing class (in France) ...
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stretch crepe dress with wiggly eyes

Cobalt blue stretch crepe dress with wiggly eyes

Cobalt blue stretch crepe dress with wiggly eyes made by Bess. Confession: Dress was made the day before going to ...
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Missoni knit long cardigan

Chevron knit long cardigan

Long cardigan made with Italian Designer chevron cotton viscose and silk knit, made by Bess. This was supposed to be ...
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nuno felted scarf

Felted Silk Scarf

Felted silk scarf made using off cuts of various fine silks. Made by Anna ...
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pussycat printed cotton poplin

Pussycat print A-line skirt

Green pussycat printed poplin weight cotton A-line skirt with neon rickrack and double elasticated belt. Made by Bess. Find more ...
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raspberry embroidered linen dress

Raspberry Embroidered Linen Dress

Raspberry pink embroidered linen shift dress made by Pamela. You can't really beat a shift dress, eh? Timeless. Embroidering linen ...
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black and white floral printed stretch cotton sateen

Black and White Floral Stretch Cotton Sateen Skirt

Black and white stretch cotton sateen floral printed skirt made by Pamela ...
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lightweight sweatshirting cardigan with rick rack trim

Lightweight sweatshirting 3/4 sleeve cardigan

Cobalt Blue lightweight sweatshirting 3/4 sleeve cardigan with neon rickrack, made by Bess ...
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Liberty tana lawn wedding dress

Liberty Tana Lawn Wedding Dress

Ann wearing her floral print Liberty Tana lawn wedding dress. "It was a dream of a fabric to work with ...
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floral printed cotton lawn

Floral Italian cotton lawn dress

Superb quality cotton lawn slash neck flared dress made by Jacoba ...
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cotton drill skirt

Blue cotton drill mini skirt with scalloped front opening

Blue cotton drill mini skirt with scalloped front opening made by Lucinda for her Mum ...
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typewriter print quilting cotton a-line skirt

Typewriter print A-line skirt

Typewriter print quilting cotton A-line skirt with neon rickrack and elasticated double belt, made by Bess who has a fondness ...
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red linen jersey double layer raglan t-shirt

Linen Jersey Double Layer Tee

Lightweight red linen jersey made with double layer body (for modesty and flattery), made by Bess ...
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Amy Butler Chinese lanterns printed cotton DKNY A-Line long skirt

Amy Butler Print Long Skirt with Twisted Side Seams

Bess doing I-don't-know-quite-what wearing her Amy Butler Chinese lantern skirt (as seen on the Great British Sewing Bee), or onion ...
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spotty viscose button back Tilly Warnes Mathilde blouse

Spotty Button Back Blouse

Nicola made this fab button back blouse (pattern from the sewing bee book-it's Tilly's Mathilde Blouse) using light blue polka ...
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Linen Jersey Camisole and spotty print linen A-line skirt

Linen Jersey Camisole and Spotty Linen A-Line Skirt

Bess on top of the world wearing linen jersey camisole and red and white spotty linen skirt. The camisole pattern ...
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Chanel style jacket in Linton Tweed

Linton Tweed Cardigan Jacket with Organza Ruffle

Lennie from our Cloth Club made this beautiful cardigan jacket using Linton Tweed and trimming with organza that she ruffled herself ...
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printed cotton lawn sleeveless shirt

Trellis Print Lawn Sleeveless Shirt

Bess wearing her much-loved cotton lawn trellis print shirt. Lawn is a brilliant weave to wear in the heat as ...
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aeroplane printed viscose lawn blouse

Green Aeroplane Printed Cotton Blouse

Cathy wearing her fabulous short sleeved blouse made with lovely soft cotton and square buttons. Fabrics and Notions: Aeroplane print ...
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Liberty blossom print tana lawn cotton dress in Vintage Vogue pattern

Liberty Tana Lawn Cotton Print Vintage Vogue Dress

Amazing Liberty blossom printed Tana Lawn cotton dress made using the Vintage Vogue Pattern V2960 (the dress has been altered ...
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Aeroplane print viscose Mathilde top

Blue Aeroplane Print Mathilde Blouse

Alyson wearing her fabulous Mathilde blouse from Tilly's blog using the supersoft blue and white aeroplane printed cotton. You can ...
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Fine Red Wool Dress with Giant Rickrack Trim

Bess wearing a Laurent Garigue fine red wool panelled dress with giant rickrack sewn around the neck, worn over red and ...
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wool bouclé tweed check jacket

Chartreuse Green and Turquoise Bouclé Cardigan Jacket

Elaine wearing her chartreuse green tweed cardigan jacket Fabrics and Notions: Cardigan Jacket type tweed  Venezia lining Buttons Medium knitted interlining ...
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magenta and camel check wool worsted skirt

Magenta Pink and Camel Check Worsted Wool Skirt

Jane wearing her neat little check skirt with kick pleat split in the back. You can't tell by this photo ...
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polka dot spotty ponte jersey dress

Spotty Navy and White Jersey Dress

Inspired by scruffybadgertime's sew-along Denise decided to join in and make up this fab spotty navy and white jersey dress ...
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aubergine purple boiled wool coat

Aubergine Boiled Wool Issey Miyake Coat

Aubergine boiled wool coat with double covered buttons made by Diana. The fabric made up beautifully in the easy pattern ...
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Heart Quilted Fairy Dresses

Kitcat and Miaow wearing their heart quilted dresses with chiffon wings. All made by Bess Fabrics and Notions: Kitcat: (sugar ...
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blue spotty proofed poly raincoat

Blue Big Spotty Mac

Lucinda made this fun mac for her mum using big spot print proofed polyamide and lined in brushed cotton. Fabrics ...
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red velvet and tulle party dresses with yeti fur waistcoats

Velour and Printed Soft Net Christmas Dresses

Kitcat and Miaow at Chatsworth house wearing their matching red velour and pink spotty soft net dresses, with yeti fur ...
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drape-drape digitally printed jersey dress

Digital Print Jersey Draped Dress

Digitally printed viscose and elastane jersey short sleeved dress made by Tracy. Fabrics and Notions: 2mts digital print viscose elastane ...
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Alpaca knit jacket and wool crepe skirt

Alpaca and Wool Boucle Knit Jacket and Wool Crepe Skirt

Dolly wearing Alpaca and wool mix bouclé cardigan jacket with bluebell blue wool crepe A-Line skirt. To stabilise the loose ...
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black fleece jacket

Black Fleece Jacket

Louis wearing his black fleece zip up jacket made up at the Steiner school (taught by Jane Norris) Fabrics and ...
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missoni chevron weave hooded jacket

Chevron Woven Hoody

Zoe wearing her Italian Designer woven chevron hoody taught by Jane Norris at the Steiner School. Fabrics and Notions: Italian ...
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black wool and mohair coating

Black Wool and Mohair Double Breasted Coat

Bess ready for winter wearing her superb black wool and mohair coat lined with spotty red and purple Laurent Garigue ...
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wool skirt with ribbon trim

A-Line Wool Skirt with Ribbon Trim

Julie wearing her A-Line wool lined skirt with Velvet ribbon trim around the hem. Fabrics and Notions: Grey wool mix ...
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printed ponte roma jersey dress

Printed Ponte Roma Jersey Dress

Pam wearing her printed Ponte Roma Jersey dress with cowl neck. Fabrics and Notions: Designer Printed Ponte Roma Pattern: Butterick ...
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raglan sweatshirt and cloud printed jersey mini skirt

Cloud Print Jersey Mini Skirt and Raglan Top

Bess wearing her cloud printed cotton elastane jersey mini skirt, with cobalt blue double jersey raglan sleeve top. Both the ...
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teencancer cloud printed jersey hat

Cloud Print Cotton Jersey Hat

Turquoise and white cloud print cotton and elastane jersey hat made by Jo for teens with cancer. Have a look ...
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Ivory Guipure Lace Wedding Dress with Detachable Lower Skirt

Photo: MLPHOTOS @ Anthea looking beautiful wearing the ivory Guipure lace dress that unbuttons to become a short dress ...
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digger printed fleece jacket

Digger Print Fleece Jacket

Jack wearing his digger print fleece jacket made by our Saturday girl, Elwen (slightly on the big side, but Elwen ...
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Indian princess organza and satin dresses

Indian Princess Satin and Organza Dresses

Kitcat and Miaow wearing their coordinating princess dresses made using viscose satin coat lining and nylon shot organza. Fabrics and ...
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pop art printed stretch cotton sateen dress

Pop-art Print Panelled Shift Dress

Bess wearing her panelled pop-art print stretch cotton sateen lined dress, complete with the fimo wedding couple wire framed 'hat' ...
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wool check tweed tunic dress

Houndstooth Check Wool Tunic Dress

Lesley's houndstooth check worsted wool tunic dress with large pockets, to be worn over relaxed trousers and long sleeved tops ...
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daisy print cotton baby dress

Printed Cotton Baby Dress with Pussycat Pocket

Wrap-over bodice printed cotton dress made for four-day-old Daisy by Lucinda, with pussy cat embroidered pocket. (all pockets should be ...
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ditsy floral printed viscose skirt and top

Floral Printed Viscose Skirt and Top

Elaine wearing her floral printed viscose skirt and top Fabrics and Notions: Floral Printed Viscose Lightweight knitted interfacing Elastic ...
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yellow viscose dress with black silk bolero

Yellow Printed Viscose Dress with Black Silk Bolero

Yellow and multi printed viscose shift dress made by Angie (fabric given to her for her birthday), and black silk ...
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silk dupion pleated dreess

Pink Silk Dupion Pleated Dress

Pink silk dupion pleated dress made by Angie for Abi Fabrics and Notions: Pink silk dupion Orange Venezia lining Medium ...
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silk and cotton mix shift dress

Big Flower Print Silk and Cotton Shift Dress

Beige with pink and orange flowers printed silk and cotton dress made by Angie for her friend. Fabrics and Notions: ...
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magenta linen skirt suit

Magenta Linen Skirt Suit

Angie's magenta linen skirt suit modelled by her daughter Fabrics and Notions: Magenta mid-heavy weight linen Purple Venezia lining Two-fabric ...
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black spotty tulle dress with white silk lining

White Silk with Black Polka Dot Tulle Dress

Abi wearing her fitted bodice with gathered skirt dress made in white silk and sheer black spotty tulle, made by ...
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black and white retro printed jersey top

Retro Printed Jersey Top

Abi sporting her ace retro print poly jersey 3/4 sleeve top Fabrics and Notions: Black and White swirly printed poly ...
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coral linen oversized shirt

Box Pleated Coral Linen Hooded Shirt

Lesley wearing her fabulous box pleated hooded linen shirt with placket. Fabrics and Notions: Coral  medium weight linen Lightweight iron-on ...
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crinkle jersey with polka dot print top

Crinkle Polka Dot Jersey Top

Stephanie sporting her spotty printed cotton and poly crinkle jersey top. Fabrics and Notions: Red and white polka dot printed ...
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Kathy Davis floral printed cotton skirt

Floral Printed Cotton Pleated Skirt

Kitcat wearing Kathy Davis Free Spirit floral printed pleated skirt made by Jane (and holding up her name-just in case ...
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flippy viscose skirt and marcy tilton jacket

Stretch Cotton Jacket and Elephant Print Viscose Skirt

Rachel wearing stretch cotton jacket with embossed squares, eyelet tape and various trims, and elephant printed floppy viscose panelled skirt ...
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dyed cotton guipure lace top

Turquoise Guipure Lace Short Sleeved Shirt

This amazing shirt made by Jane (for Lulu) was made with white cotton Guipure lace that was dyed turquoise (along ...
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black stretch lace t-shirt

Black Stretch Lace T-shirt

Black stretch lace t-shirt made by Jane for Lulu Fabrics and Notions: Black stretch lace #2415 Stay tape Pattern: Altered ...
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cloud printed jersey top

Turquoise Cloud Print Stand-Up Collar T-Shirt

Lulu wearing turquoise cloud print cotton and elastane jersey t-shirt with stand up collar made by Bess. Fabrics and Notions: ...
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retro printed viscose dress

Retro Print Viscose Green Dress

Pam wearing her funky green printed viscose dress. Fabrics and Notions: Retro printed viscose #2694 Invisible zip Pattern: Adapted from ...
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bright blue worsted wool skirt suit

Bright Blue Worsted Wool Skirt Suit with Matching Bag

Philippa wearing her beautifully made worsted wool skirt suit with checkerboard weave and matching bag. Fabrics and Notions: Bright Blue ...
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embroidered cotton girl's dress

Turquoise Embroidered Cotton Gathered Dress with Purple Petticoat

Bella wearing turquoise crewel embroidered cotton with purple voile petticoat. Fabrics and Notions: Turquoise crewel embroidered cotton Purple cotton voile ...
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red spotty cotton dress

Red Cotton Gathered Dress with Spotty Petticoat and Pockets

Lulu wearing cotton gathered dress with spotty petticoat and pockets made by Malin. Fabrics and Notions: Lightweight red cotton Spotty ...
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white cloqué cotton dress

White Cloqué Brocade Dress

Malin modelling her amazing white cotton cloqué brocade dress. Fabrics and Notions: White cloqué brocade White Venezia lining Invisible zip ...
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floral printed bias cut cotton dress

Flower Printed Cotton Dress with Sand-washed Silk Bolero

Lucinda with a remake of her bias cut dress (seen first here) using Boden flower printed cotton and worn with ...
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blue and white stretch cotton sateen dress

Polka Dot Printed Cotton Dress with Piped Seams and White Cotton Detailing

Pam wearing her lovely French blue polka dot dress with piped seams and contrast collar and pocket flaps. Fabrics and ...
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spotty laminated cotton raincoat

Laminated Cotton Hooded Raincoat with Pink Linen Trousers

Jane (the boss lady) wearing her laminated cotton pink spotty raincoat with stripe yoke and contrasting spotty lining with detachable ...
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boiled wool waterfall jacket

Boiled Wool Waterfall Unlined Jacket and Cotton Waffle Trousers

Rachel (from classes) wearing her turquoise boiled wool waterfall jacket with red wool binding, and Paddy Campbell off-white cotton waffle ...
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black and white polka dot printed viscose and elastane jersey

White and Black Polka Dot Printed Jersey Cross-Over and Embellished Top

Sheila (from classes) wearing her white polka-dot jersey cross-over top with piping detailing and ribbon flowers. Fabrics and Notions: Designer ...
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cotton lawn box pleat dress

Printed Cotton Poplin Princess Line Dress with Box Pleats

Elwen (our Saturday girl) wearing her designer printed poplin cotton princess line dress with three box pleats coming from the ...
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Black Cotton Jersey Oversized Scarf

Soosee wearing black cotton oversized scarf. Fabrics and Notions: Black cotton rib jersey ...
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red print wool varuna skirt and white spot cotton lawn top

White Spot Cotton Lawn Top with Printed Red Varuna Wool Skirt

White spot cotton lawn top with printed red varuna wool skirt made by Lucinda. (The twins were made by her ...
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Amy Butler print cotton Burda bias skirt dress

Amy Butler Wiggly Stripe Printed Cotton

Lucinda (reluctantly having her photograph taken) wearing Amy Butler wiggly stripe cotton dress. Fabrics and Notions: Amy Butler printed cotton ...
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spotty laminated cotton raincoat

Spotty Laminated Cotton Raincoat

Spotty laminated cotton raincoat made by Pam Fabrics and Notions: Laminated cotton Printed cotton (lining) Hello Kitty Buttons Medium weight ...
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Vintage Vogue cotton dress with linen bolero jacket

Vintage Vogue Cotton Dress and Linen Jacket

Lulu wearing vintage Vogue dress made with swimmers printed cotton and pink linen bolero, all made by Jane. Fabrics and ...
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reversible showerproof jacket

Reversible Proofed Cotton Coat

Reversible coat made by Jane for Lulu using stripe proofed cotton and printed cotton lawn. Fabrics and Notions: Pink stripe ...
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Anne Kelle printed cotton romper

Ann Kelle Monkey Print Cotton Romper

Monkey print cotton romper made by Lucinda for her nephew. Fabrics and Notions: Anne Kelle monkey print cotton Cream/multi spot ...
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giant spot cotton lawn

Giant Spot and Marimekko Print Reversible Coat

Giant spot coat that reverses to Marimekko floral print cotton made by Bess Fabrics and Notions: Giant spot cotton lawn ...
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missoni knit mini skirt and top

Chevron Knit Mini Skirt and Top

Bess posing in her turquoise Italian Designer knit mini skirt and top. Fabrics and Notions: Italian Designer chevron knit Elastic ...
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Missoni knit dress and linen christening dress

Chevron Knit Dress and Christening Linen Dress

Lulu wearing Italian Designer knit dress, and Miaow wearing her heirloom embroidered linen dress. Fabrics and Notions: Lulu: Italian Designer ...
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printed viscose and elastane jersey twist front dress

Abstract Floral Print Viscose Elastane Twist Front Jersey Dress

Abstract floral print viscose elastane jersey twist front dress made by Pam. Fabrics and Notions: Viscose elastane jersey Stay tape ...
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Chanel Wool Tweed Jacket and Skirt

Tweed Cardigan Jacket Style Jacket and Tweed Check Skirt

A rare photo of Jane taken in London wearing her mixed fibre tweed jacket quilted in the traditional cardigan jacket ...
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spotty grosgrain coat and printed stretch cotton a-line skirt

Spotty Reversible Grosgrain and Wool Coat with Zero Print Skirt

Bess wearing reversible coat made years and years ago using grosgrain polkadot and green Laurent Garigue worsted wool. Also wearing ...
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bird appliqué tote bag

Bird Embroidered Tote Bag

Reversible bag made by Bess with a shy birdy embroidered onto the outside. Fabrics and Notions: Chartreuse stripe proofed cotton ...
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spotty cotton dress with piping and pleat detailing

Boden Spot Cotton with White Detailing Dress

Miaow wearing Boden spot cotton dress with white cotton detailing and bow at the back (made by Clair). Fabric and ...
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free spirit printed Fleece baby onesies

Free Spirit printed Fleece Onesies

Onesies made by Lucinda using Free Spirit printed fleece and lined in cream organic cotton jersey Fabrics and Notions: Free ...
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flock printed boiled wool coat

Boiled Wool with Flock Rose Design Coat

Jacoba wearing boiled wool coat with flock rose design. Fabrics and Notions: Aubergine flock rose patterned boiled wool Viscose satin ...
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cotton corduroy romper and dress and leggings

Ditsy Floral Needlecord Cotton Baby Dress and Blue Cotton Twill Romper

Floral printed needlecord cotton dress with pink marl jersey, and blue twill cotton romper with contrast pockets. Fabrics and Notions: ...
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floral print wool mix maternity jumper dress

Acrylic Printed Jersey Maternity Dress

Acylic polyamide and elastane funky flower printed jersey dress made by Lucinda for her twin carrying sister. Fabrics and Notions: ...
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ditsy floral needlecord skirt

Ditsy Floral Printed Needlecord Skirt

Ditsy floral printed needlecord skirt with ribbon trim made by Lucinda for her sister-in-law Fabrics and Notions: Ditsy floral printed ...
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wool and silk mix tweed pinafore dress and spotty red and white viscose elastane t-shirt

Viscose Elastane Red Polka Dot T-Shirt and Silk Wool Tweed Pinafore Dress

Jessie wearing her red viscose and elastane polka dot t-shirt made by Bess, and Bess wearing her wool and silk ...
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christmas pjs

Christmas Pyjamas

Jane from classes made these pj's to go camping in New Zealand at Christmas (they have all the reindeer names ...
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embroidered cotton man's shirt

French Writing Embroidered Cotton Shirt

Luke wearing his embroidered cotton shirt made by Rachel (from classes). Fabrics and Notions: Embroidered and printed cotton Buttons Cotton ...
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silk and wool tweed pinafore dress with circle inserts

Silk and Wool Tweed Pinafore Dress with Jersey Inserts

Dress made for Bess's graduation made out of charcoal silk and wool lightweight English tweed with charcoal jersey back and ...
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Kaffe Fassett cotton dress with matching bandana

Spotty Kaffe Fassett Cotton Dress and Bandana

Faafar the wabbits and Miaow in French France wearing her lilac spotty Kaffe Fassett cotton dress and bandana. Fabrics and Notions: ...
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boiled wool child's swing coat and matching beret

Aubergine Boiled Wool Swing Coat and Beret

Kitcat wearing aubergine boiled wool swing coat with daisy buttons and matching beret. Fabrics and Notions: Aubergine boiled wool Daisy ...
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Tina Givens printed cotton dress and trousers

Tina Givens Birdy Print Cotton Dress and Trousers

Miaow at the festival wearing Tina Givens printed cotton dress and matching trousers. (Ice-cream an optional extra) Fabrics and Notions: ...
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organic cotton jersey and tulle tutu

Organic Cotton and Tulle Rabbit Tutu

Miaow at a festival wearing her whit rabbit costume (ears in hands) made with organic cotton, pale pink tulle, pink ...
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embroidered poly taffeta harp dress

Embroidered Taffeta Dress for Playing the Harp

Stephanie wearing her posh frock for playing the harp in, using embroidered taffeta. Fabrics and Notions: Embroidered polyester and polyamide ...
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ABBA costume

ABBA Costume using Cream Viscose Satin and Purple Cotton

Katy and her husband dressed up as ABBA for a party using cream viscose satin and purple cotton trousers ...
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linen and ramie printed a-line skirt

Printed Linen and Ramie A-Line Skirt

Pam wearing her printed linen and ramie a-line skirt Fabrics and Notions: John Kaldor Printed Linen/Ramie Invisible zip Venezia lining ...
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viscose blouse with coloured shell buttons

John Kaldor Printed Cotton Lawn Blouse with Shell Buttons

Pam wearing her John Kaldor printed lawn blouse with satin ribbon trim and dyed shell buttons. Fabrics and Notions: John ...
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big flower printed cotton sun dress

Big Flower Printed Cotton Sundress

Pam from the Cloth Club wearing her big flower Free Spirit printed cotton sundress. Fabrics and Notions: Free Spirit printed ...
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Boden floral cotton lawn dress

Funky Flower Printed Cotton Lawn Dress

Pam from the Cloth Club wearing her funky floral printed cotton lawn dress with waist detailing. Fabrics and Notions: Printed ...
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stretch cotton sateen empire/ a-line dress

Stretch Cotton Sateen Empire Line Dress

Pam from the Cloth Club wearing her printed stretch cotton sateen dress with velvet trim. Fabrics and Notions: Stretch cotton ...
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Aneela Hoey printed cotton dress

Aneela Hoey Designed Printed Cotton Dress with Grown-in Pockets

Kitcat wearing her printed cotton dress using Aneela Hoey designed cotton. Fabrics and Notions: Aneela Hoey girls on swings printed ...
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Blue Thai Silk Evening Dress with sash

Blue Silk Dress with Sash Bow Back

Malin wearing her blue Thai silk dress with sash that ties in a bow at the back. Fabrics and Notions: ...
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proofed linen panelled zippy coat

Proofed Linen Quilted Coat

Maddison modeling Bess’s proofed linen coat (quilted with wool wadding) with wiggly eye epaulettes. Zipping in the panels and sleeves ...
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cotton drill zippy twister skirt and wool gauze jersey hoody with ears

Cotton Drill Twister Skirt and Wool Mesh Hoody with Ears

Megan wears chartreuse cotton drill A-line skirt with a spiral zip inserted, worn with a grey wool mesh hoody top ...
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wool tweed double cloth zippy pinafore dress

Wool Tweed Zippy Dress No2

Kyra modelling the wool tweed zippy dress remake designed by Bess Fabrics and Notions: Laurent Garigue double sided wool tweed ...
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monster glove felted wool jersey long cardigan

Monster Glove Felted Jersey Cardigan

Kyra modelling the felted jersey cardigan designed by Bess with integral glove puppets. Fabrics and Notions: Turquoise wool and polyamide ...
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wool and angora monster glove jumper and panelled wool zippy skirt

Angora Wool Mix Jumper and Zippy Dogtooth Wool Skirt

Megan (spinning) and Bronte (triptych)  modelling angora and wool mix jumper with red viscose jersey circle insert and monster gloves, ...
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reversible viscose and elastane dress

Black and White Polka-Dot or Red Jersey Reversible Dress

Maddison modelling reversible black and white polka dot dress (red on reverse) that Bess designed for her final degree collection ...
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red spotty frill hem seersucker cotton dress

Red Bubble Spot Cotton Dress

Clair braving the British summer in her red bubble spot cotton panelled dress ...
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contrast trim cotton child's dress

Printed Sundress with Contrast Trim

Rachel's granddaughter wearing printed cotton sundress with stripe contrast trim ...
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Missoni knit A-line dress

Chevron Knit Dress

Lulu wearing Italian Designer chevron knit dress Fabrics and Notions: Cotton and mixed fibres Italian Designer chevron knit Lycra binding ...
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white grosgrain zippy panelled dress with sequinned yoke and red sateen inserts

White Grosgrain, Red Sateen and Black Sequin Zippy Dress

Bess wearing her posh white grosgrain and sequinned zippy dress, with red cotton sateen inserts. Bess has a bit of ...
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green gingham school dress with heart pockets

Green Gingham School Dress with Matching Shorts

Kitcat's green gingham school dress with heart pocket detailing and daisy trim made by Jane, with matching daisy trimmed shorts. (no more ...
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yellow printed cotton lawn rara dress

Learning to walk in a yellow rara dress

Miaow learning to walk in the garden wearing her yellow Italian cotton rara dress made by Granny ...
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yellow printed cotton lawn rara skirt and purple t-shirt

Doing the ‘special’ dance wearing a yellow rara skirt

Kitcat wearing Italian yellow printed cotton rara skirt with trimmed purple t-shirt ...
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spotty linen smocked wrap crossover back dress

Red and White Spotty Linen Smocked Dress

Kitcat wearing smocked linen dress with cross over back. Fabrics and Notions: Spotty printed linen. Smocking Buttons Lawn iron-on interfacing ...
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red cotton velvet flared dress

Red Cotton Velvet Dress

Malin looking fabulous in red velvet. Fabrics and Notions: Red cotton velvet Invisible zip Venezia lining Piping Silk organza (interlining) ...
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pink wool double jersey backless dress

Pink Wool Double Jersey Backless Dress

Sarah wearing her pink backless dress made for a Drama awards ceremony and embellished with beaded trim Fabrics and Notions: ...
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double jersey sailor top and pleated wool and silk skirt

Heavy Jersey Sailor top and Pleated Wool and Silk Skirt

Clair wearing heavy jersey sailor top and pleated wool and silk skirt. Fabrics and notions: Heavy wool jersey White ribbon ...
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winter white boiled wool chanel jacket

Winter White Boiled Wool Cardigan Jacket

Clair wearing boxy winter white boiled wool cardigan jacket with black trim, and guipure lace skirt Fabrics and Notions: Jacket: ...
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camel cotton and viscose pinafore dress

Camel Stretch Cotton and Viscose Pinafore Dress

Malin wearing her camel pinafore dress made with stretch cotton and viscose trousering. Fabrics and Notions: Camel Cotton/Viscose/Elastane trousering Invisible ...
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red cotton cape and red riding hood gingham cotton dress

Red Cotton Gingham Little Red Riding Hood Dress and Velvet Cape

Kitcat wearing her red gingham little red riding hood dress and cotton velvet cape ...
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horsey print fleece dress

Horse Print Fleece Dress

Emily wearing horse print fleece dress made by Grandma Gill ...
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grey school pinafore dress

Grey Viscose Poly Elastane School Dress

Kitcat in her tiered skirt school pinafore dress Fabrics and Notions: Grey viscose poly elastane gaberdine Green and white gingham ...
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wool tweed skirt

Mixed Fibre Tweed Skirt and Mohair Wool Coat

Jacoba in her mixed fibre tweed skirt and mohair and wool coat. Fabrics and Notions: Suit: Mixed fibres tweed Venezia ...
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wool tweed double cloth zippy dress

Tweed Double Cloth Zip Panelled Pinafore Dress

Bess in her prototype tweed dress she made for her final collection with six zips opening up the panels (the ...
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sequin and organic cotton mini dress

Sequin Dress

Bess wearing her sequinned tulle and organic cotton jersey dress (made in one hour!) Fabrics and Notions Silver/Black penny sequinned ...
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silk dupion strapless evening dress

Silk Dupion Bellville Sassoon Posh Frock

Jacoba wearing her posh shot silk dupion dress. Fabrics and Notions: Silk dupion Silk organza (interlining) Fluffy iron-on interlining (bodice) ...
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quilted jersey jacket and jersey draped skirt

Quilted Hooded Jacket with Worsted Wool and Jersey Draped Skirt

Becky modelling Lucinda's quilted cotton hooded jacket  with laser cut leaf embellishments, and worsted wool shaped yoke with jersey draped ...
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red and black spot boiled wool skirt suit

Ladybird Spot Boiled Wool Skirt Suit

Clair wearing red and black boiled wool ladybird spot skirt suit. Fabrics and Notions: Printed Boiled Wool Elastic Stretch binding ...
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cotton sweatshirting hoody with ears

Cotton Sweatshirting Hoody with Ears

Bess made this hoody with ears for her father (modelled here by her husband, Rob) out of white cotton sweat ...
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quilted jersey hoody with ears body warmer

Sleeveless Wool Wadding Quilted Jersey Hoody with Ears

Bess made this sleeveless hoody with ears for Lulu using the lightest, softest jersey and interlined with wool wadding (sold ...
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stretch velour mouse costume

Stretch Velour Mouse costume

Or is it a leopard? Kitcat wearing leopard print velour mouse costume ready to meet Father Christmas (who is very ...
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simple fleece skirt

Simple Fleece Skirt

Pip posing in printed fleece skirt made by Clair. Fabrics and Notions: Fleece Elastic ...
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horse print fleece skirt and jersey t-shirt

Fleece Jacket and Skirt with Jersey Top and Leggings

Kitcat with her horse print fleece ensemble made by Jane and Clair. Fabrics and Notions Horse print fleece Daisy buttons ...
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smocked kaffe fassett christmas tree print dress

Christmas Smocked Cotton Dress

Miaow's christmas tree print smocked cotton dress with petticoat made by Jane. Proper smocking is a laborious business, but Jane ...
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silk dupion posh frock

Posh Silk Dupion Frock

Sue with her daughter in her shot red silk dupion posh frock (made in classes). Fabrics and Notions: Red shot ...
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reversible jersey dress with scoop neck and cap sleeves

Red Reversible Jersey Dress

Bess made this reversible jersey dress as a dummy run for her final collection. The plain side in a linen ...
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wool and mohair skirt suit

Green Wool Boucle Skirt Suit

Skirt suit made by Carole using green wool bouclé from Scotland. Fabrics and Notions Green wool bouclé Self cover buttons ...
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ballerina tutu and jersey wrap cardigan

Ballerina Tutu and Cardi

Kitcat ready for ballet in her dress net tutu and dyed organic cotton cardi made by Clair ...
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big flower print a-line skirt

Big Flower Print Cotton Skirt

Jacoba wearing big flower print lined cotton skirt. Fabrics and Notions: Flower print cotton #1580 Cotton lawn lining Invisible zip ...
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pucci print silk crepe de chine dress

Pucci Style Multi Colour Print Silk Dress

Jacoba wearing Pucci inspired print silk crepe de chine dress. Fabrics and Notions: Printed silk crepe de chine Stay tape ...
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black and white polka dot print dress

Polka Dot Print Cotton Belted Dress

Jacoba wearing black and white polka dot printed cotton dress with collar detail and purchased belt. Fabrics and Notions: Polka dot ...
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tulip print stretch cotton sateen skirt

Printed Cotton Stretch Sateen Skirt

Jacoba wearing her John Kaldor tulip printed stretch cotton sateen skirt. Fabrics and Notions: John Kaldor tulip print stretch cotton ...
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red brocade skirt

Red Viscose Brocade Skirt

Jacoba wearing super-slinky and versatile red viscose brocade panelled skirt. Fabrics and Notions: Red viscose brocade Invisible zip Red Venezia ...
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black and white printed linen skirt

Black and White Floral Printed Linen Skirt

Jacoba wearing floral printed linen skirt with frill detailing ...
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